The Esri Public Transit Python Sample Code by Esri presents how API interaction can access public transit data tools. With code available, developers can add-GTFS-to-a-network-dataset, display-GTFS-in-ArcGIS, edit-GTFS-stop-locations, generate-GTFS-shapes, and send-GTFS-rt-to-GeoEvent.
The calendar remains one of the tools that has barely seen an update or revision since it's inception. A grid of dates that you write appointments in. Sure, we have digital versions, but the design and function is still the same. "If it ain't broke...", right? Not so, according to a new startup.
The submission window for Google Places API Developer Challenge has just ended. The 3-month submission period saw developers from all over the world have submitted applications that combine Google Places API and municipal data sources to improve their communities. The winners of this challenge stand to win 2 tickets to Google I/O 2013, showcasing their app and meeting the Google Maps and Places API team.
A new service for city planners and others requiring detailed demographic and regional data has a great way of accepting geographic input. Cubit uses the Google Maps API to determine the area in which its user is interested. Then, it queries its own data sources based on the path or shape the user selects.