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Esri ArcGIS Map Service API - Developers

ArcGIS is a geospatial solution for developingmapping and location applications. The Esri ArcGIS Map Service API provides accessibility to server-hosted map content through ArcGIS Online or ArcGIS for Server platforms. ArcGIS Online, aka Portal for ArcGIS, facilitates fast map navigation by displaying a set of tiled images.ArcGIS for Server, on the other hand, provides added functionality for performing a variety of tasks including dynamic drawing, query, and search.The Esri ArcGIS Map Service APIconveys requests and responses in JSON format.