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Wednesday, November 11 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Python, Unwieldy Data, and Your Geoprocessing Sanity

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Jason Wise, Terracon

Does this sound familiar? You need to process a lot of data, or you need to run the same process repeatedly. You build geoprocessing models to make things easier, but then the models become as complex and unwieldy as your data, or they don't quite do what you need. You turn to Python scripting to improve your geoprocessing, and pretty soon you have complex and unwieldy Python code. Then you try ArcGIS Pro and discover that your scripts no longer work. Learn how you can improve your geoprocessing sanity by taking an object-oriented approach to Python programming. Make your code easier to understand, reuse, and maintain. We'll also discuss scripting versus models, Python toolboxes versus regular toolboxes, publishing geoprocessing services, and the different versions of Python (2.7 and 3.4) that different Esri products use. Bring your own laptop!  Space is limited. Sign up at the Conference Registration Desk.

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Jason Wise

Terracon



Wednesday November 11, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
Green Mountain C

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