Apple's new ARM-based processors, the M1 and M2, "Apple Silicon," chips, offer impressive performance. Unfortunately, when it comes to the world of Conda Python packages, support has not quite yet caught up. Thankfully, there is a way to use these packages by using the Rosetta 2 emulator provided by Apple.
"I'm making a map!" The nook in our kitchen is perpetually covered with drawing paper, construction paper, markers, crayons and scissors. Wyatt, our five-year-old, if we put any of it away, promptly drags it all out again. Crafts, especially drawing, is quite commonplace. This statement a couple of weeks ago,
Functionality is continually added to ArcGIS Pro. When creating Python scripts taking advantage of new functionality, it is helpful to be able to check the version to either use an alternative method, or at least provide an error message informing the end user of needing to upgrade. Fortunately, ArcPy provides
Outdoor enthusiasts are inherently geographers and storytellers. Wandering around outside requires some level of geographic literacy just to get there and back. It does not take more than a few minutes with anybody who loves the outdoors to discover reminiscing about experiences, telling stories, also is an inherent part of
A tremendous amount of information is available through arcpy.Describe. Until ArcGIS Pro 2.8 though, figuring out what properties were available for the object you had just described required digging into the documentation pretty deep. Now, it is much easier to access these properties introspectively as a dictionary. Since
Retrieve SafeGraph Patterns Data for Only Specific Points-of-Interest(POI) Using an Amazon Web Services Elastic Compute Cloud Instance "What the heck did he just say?" Yes, even for a large proportion of the technical people who visit my blog, this very well may sound like gibberish. Further, even for those
ArcGIS Pro, when initially released, included an incredibly powerful capability, the included Python environment is a Conda environment. This unlocks the extremely powerful and vast universe of installable packages available through Conda. Further, using Conda environments enables ensuring a project can be successfully moved to another machine, and successfully run
Although first and foremost a Geographer, after transitioning to the GeoAI Business Development Team at Esri, now I spend most of my time in Jupyter Lab. Although not altogther difficult, if following best practices, when installing other packages and modifying the primary Conda environment shipped with ArcGIS Pro, arcgispro-py3, you