GIS Programming 101 for ArcGIS 10: Mastering Python

This is the self-paced version of this course. An instructor guided course taught both online and as a traditional face to face instructor led course is also available.All new and updated for ArcGIS Desktop 10! This course is is designed to teach the fundamental programming constructs of the Python language and how it can be integrated with ArcGIS Desktop to automate geoprocessing tasks. Course participants will be led through a series of 13 modules described below.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
5 Days/Lecture & Lab
This course is designed for all levels.
  • Python Language Basics
  • Getting Started with Python in ArcGIS
  • Introduction to ArcPy
  • Environment Settings
  • Geoprocessing Tools and Toolboxes
  • Tools Results, Messaging, and Error Handling
  • Using the ArcPy Mapping Automation Module
  • Creating Lists of GIS Data
  • Getting Descriptive Information about GIS Data
  • Using Cursors to Select, Edit, and Add Records to Tables and Feature Classes
  • Miscellaneous ArcPy Classes
  • Licensing and Extensions
  • Geoprocessing History

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