Esri Press

Python Scripting for ArcGIS Pro

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Print book publishing in June 2020; e-book publishing in May 2020

The definitive, easy-to-follow guide to writing Python code with spatial data in ArcGIS Pro, whether you’re new to programming or not.

Python Scripting for ArcGIS Pro starts with the fundamentals of Python programming, and then dives into how to write useful Python scripts that work with spatial data in ArcGIS Pro. Learn how to execute tools in Python, describe data, and manipulate and create data, as well as a number of more specialized tasks. Create a geoprocessing tool out of your script to automate tasks in ArcGIS Pro, and learn how to share your tools with others. 

Some of the key topics you will learn include:

Helpful “points to remember,” key terms, and review questions are included at the end of each chapter to reinforce your understanding of Python. Corresponding data and exercises are available online.

Whether you want to learn Python or already have some experience, Python Scripting for ArcGIS Pro is the comprehensive, hands-on book for learning the versatility of Python coding as an approach to solving problems and increasing your productivity in ArcGIS Pro.

The e-book of Python Scripting for ArcGIS Pro, 9781589485006, $79.99, will be available at most online book retailers.

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Paul A. Zandbergen is an associate professor of geography at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. His areas of expertise include geographic information science; spatial and statistical analysis techniques using GIS; error and uncertainty in spatial data; GIS applications in criminology, economics, health, and spatial ecology; terrain analysis and modeling; and community-based mapping using GIS and GPS.

ISBN: 9781589484993    2020    pages   $79.99