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Tuesday, December 01, 2009

New workshop: ArcPad Studio - with Enterprise Management Tricks & Tips

Now that ArcPad 8 users also get a copy of ArcPad Studio, we've heard a lot of requests for ArcPad Studio training. Based on lots of feedback, we've developed a new 2-day workshop:

ArcPad Studio - with Enterprise Management Tricks & Tips

We're pleased to announce the first offering of this workshop on January 21-22, 2010 in Portland, Oregon. Additional dates will be announced shortly.

This 2 day class is a must for ArcPad power users and Mobile GIS administrators wanting to maximize the success of their Mobile GIS projects by harnessing the customization capabilities of ArcPad 8.

Day 1: Introduction to ArcPad 8 workflows and ArcPad Studio
  • * ArcPad 8 workflows and files.

  • * Configuring ArcPad’s base tools and toolbars and arranging them for maximum productivity.

  • * Configuring and deploying preferences.

  • * Data check out and check in workflows using the ArcPad 8 Data Manager extension.

  • * Symbology, colors, labeling, size of datasets and other deployment considerations.

  • * Introduction to ArcPad Studio 8.

  • * Using ArcPad Studio in “Expert Mode” and troubleshooting AXF files.

  • * Creating data entry and query forms using ArcPad Studio 8.

  • * Applying “templates” to efficiently re-use custom forms and scripts.
Day 2: Advanced Customization and Scripting with ArcPad Studio
  • * Introduction to scripting with the ArcPad object model.

  • * Creating applets and custom tools in ArcPad Studio.

  • * Automatically populating forms and tables with scripts.

  • * Authenticating users with login forms and validating user input.

  • * Enhancing forms and tools with scripts using ArcPad Studio and the ArcPad Object Model.

  • * Class project – putting it all together to develop and deploy a custom ArcPad 8 application.