Getting Started with Geocortex Essentials - Geocortex Training

Getting Started with Geocortex Essentials

Overview

This two-day, web-based, instructor-led training course provides you with the knowledge you need to configure solutions with Geocortex Essentials Manger using Geocortex 5 Series products. You will learn about the Geocortex products and architecture you need to build Essentials sites. You will use Esri's ArcGIS Online map services to create meaningful maps and add editable features layers. You will learn how to configure the Geocortex Viewer for HTML5 for a mobile environment with out of the box tools. You will learn how to configure your sites with virtual directories and resources folders to hold the data, third party databases and images needed to support complex spatial analysis. Finally, you will learn how to integrate Geocortex 5 Series products into your Geocortex Essentials sites.

Course Outline

Open: The Geocortex Essentials suite
The Geocortex Essentials suite

Describe the key features of the Geocortex Essentials suite by performing these tasks:

  • Describe the purpose of Geocortex Essentials Manager
  • Describe the map services supported by Geocortex Essentials
  • Describe the components of Geocortex Essentials
  • Summarize the features of Geocortex Viewer for HTML5
  • Identify the components of Geocortex Essentials’ architecture
  • Summarize the features of Geocortex Essentials’ help documentation
  • Navigate common viewer components
  • Use the Geocortex Support site
Open: Create a site
Create a site

Configure a site based on an ArcGIS Online web map by performing these tasks:

  • Describe the components of a site
  • Describe how a site is published
  • Explain how REST endpoints are used in Geocortex sites
  • Describe how to add an ArcGIS Online web map to a site
  • Describe the site configuration user interface
  • Describe the steps to publish changes to a site
  • Create a site referencing an ArcGIS Online web map
  • Describe how to add a viewer to a site
  • Add Geocortex Viewer for HTML5 to a site
  • Describe how to add basemap services to a site
  • Explain how to set the initial extent
  • Configure basemaps and set the initial extent
  • Add an ArcGIS Server map service to a site
Open: Manage site resources
Manage site resources

Manage site resources by performing these tasks:

  • Identify the features on the Sites Summary page
  • Explain how replacement tokens are used in site configuration
  • Describe how to use virtual directories and resource folders to store site files
  • Create a site-level virtual directory and resource folder
Open: Layer configuration
Layer configuration

Configure layer settings by performing these tasks:

  • Describe layer configuration
  • Explain Maps Services and Layer List interaction
  • Configure the Layer List
  • Describe how to configure layer details
  • Configure layer details
  • Describe how to configure global search
  • Configure global search for a layer
  • Describe how to add a feature hyperlink to a layer
  • Describe the benefits of layer themes
  • Create a feature hyperlink and a layer theme
  • Configure layer settings
  • Describe a report
  • Configure Geocortex 4 series and Geocortex 5 series reports on a layer
Open: Feature layers
Feature layers

Edit an ArcGIS Online-hosted feature layer in Geocortex Viewer for HTML5 by performing these tasks:

  • Describe the features of an ArcGIS Online feature layer
  • Describe how to edit a feature layer
  • Summarize the feature editing capabilities of Geocortex Viewer for HTML5
  • Describe how to use the Create New Feature tool
  • Edit an ArcGIS Online-hosted feature layer in Geocortex Viewer for HTML5
Open: Configure Geocortex Viewer for HTML5
Configure Geocortex Viewer for HTML5

Configure Geocortex Viewer for HTML5 by performing these tasks:

  • Explain the how to configure Geocortex Viewer for HTML5
  • Describe how to configure shells to optimize viewer usability
  • Describe how to configure viewer toolbars
  • Describe how to configure the I Want To… menu
  • Configure viewer menus and toolbars
  • Describe how to configure the banner and splash screen
  • Brand the viewer
  • Explain how to shorten the viewer URL
  • Shorten the viewer URL
Open: Charts
Charts

Create charts in Geocortex Essentials Manager by performing these tasks:

  • Describe how to create charts
  • Describe how chart series data is configured
  • Describe how to create a single feature pie chart
  • Create a single feature pie chart
  • Describe how to create a single feature linear chart
  • Create a single feature linear chart
  • Describe how to create a multiple feature chart
  • Create multiple feature charts
Open: Instances
Instances

Configure a 5 series development environment using an instance

  • Describe the 5 series products
  • Describe how to share 5 series resources
  • Describe the benefits of a Geocortex instance
  • Describe how to create an instance
  • Describe how to provision an instance with Geocortex sites
  • Create an instance of Geocortex Essentials
  • Describe how to configure a site with AGOL permissions
  • Configure a site with AGOL permissions

Product: Geocortex Essentials
Skill level: Starter
Duration: 2 days

Lunch breaks typically occur at 12 PM (Eastern)/11 AM (Central); this is subject to change, based upon class requirements

Cost: $1060

Audience:

Those who are new to Geocortex Essentials and its viewer capabilities.

Prerequisites:
  • Fundamental knowledge of ArcGIS Enterprise administration
  • Fundamental knowledge of web-based systems and technology is an asset
  • Test your system to ensure that Adobe Connect and the virtual machine that you will be using during training can run successfully
  • We recommend using two monitors for an ideal learning experience
Need to fit training into your busy schedule?

The scheduled training below offers you an online, instructor-led classroom experience, but you can also take courses when they’re more convenient for you! Self-directed course delivery includes:

  • 2-3 consecutive days’ access (dependent on course) to a Geocortex training environment
  • All course materials
  • Access to a Geocortex instructor during office hours

All self-directed courses are offered at the same prices as their instructor-led equivalents.

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Interested in Geocortex training in a European time zone?

Please contact your regional Geocortex partner to find local training options. Check out the 1Spatial (UK) Geocortex on-site training options or the SIGGIS (Belgium) Geocortex on-site training options.

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