Welcome to the Essential ArcGIS Task Sheet Series. This series supplements the Iowa State University GIS Geospatial Technology Training Program short course series. The task sheets are designed to provide quick, easy instructions for performing mapping tasks.
Mapping API’s allow developers to integrate Web content with a vendor’s mapping services to provide rich, interactive Web applications. These applications can be customized to t the speci c dimensions of the website, display certain locations, utilize local content, provide customized tools, or allow for interchangeable basemap. This task sheet will take you through the rst steps of creating a map using the Lea et API and will serve as the foundation for future task sheets.