ArcGIS installs its own version of Python that is not officially registered with the system but can in reality be used just like a normal install. I personally prefer just to use this as my primary Python, but it is not always possible. The instructions below can help you let a different Python install access and use Arcpy Continue reading
The purpose of this series is not to give you a one line example that you can copy and paste to your code, but step through the process and make the underlying principles clear. Continue reading
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This was actually surprisingly easy to do. The hardest part is logging in to your SMTP server (well, finding all the specific details you need to know to do so); fortunately it’s pretty straightforward for Gmail. Continue reading
The following Arcpy scripts refer to two GDBs which I have zipped into an archive; click here to download the archive (opens in new tab). If using these scripts from the command line or a Python IDE remember to change the paths to the Feature Classes!
This blog post is the first of a three part series that outlines how to use Python multiprocessing (with both the inbuilt Python Multiprocessing library and the Parallel Python library, as there are issues with both in different situations). Continue reading