EDN Documentation Library

Updated Dec 08, 2008

With the recent release of ArcGIS 9.3, developer materials for version 9.3 and beyond are moving from the EDN Documentation Library to their appropriate ArcGIS Resource Center. The Resource Centers now contain the developer materials for working with versions 9.3 of ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Engine, ArcGIS Server, ArcIMS, and ArcGIS Image Server. Direct links to the various SDK help systems is available here.

ArcGIS (Desktop, Engine, and Server)

This archive includes information on customizing and extending 9.2 and earlier versions of ArcGIS Desktop applications, building solutions with ArcGIS Engine 9.2 or earlier, and creating server-based solutions using ArcGIS Server versions 9.2 or earlier and its Web Application Developer Framework (ADF).

  • 9.2 library—archived materials applying to ArcGIS 9.2.
  • 9.1 library—archived materials applying to ArcGIS 9.1.
  • 9.0 library—archived materials applying to ArcGIS 9.0
  • 8.x library—archived materials applying to ArcGIS 8.x

ArcIMS

The ArcIMS archive includes articles and topics related to ArcXML, the communication protocol of ArcIMS. It contains content for ArcIMS version 9.2 or earlier.

  • 9.2 library—archived ArcXML Programmer’s Reference Guide for ArcIMS 9.2.
  • 9.1 library—archived ArcXML Programmer’s Reference Guide for ArcIMS 9.1.
  • 9.0 library—archived ArcXML Programmer’s Reference Guide for ArcIMS 9.0.

ArcSDE

ArcSDE, the gateway between your GIS and relational database management system, enables you to efficiently share and manage your spatial data as tables. This area of the EDN Documentation Library provides current conceptual materials related to data and its storage, API references for the C and Java APIs to ArcSDE, and an administration command reference.

  • Current library—content specific to the most recent release of ArcSDE, version 9.3.
  • 9.2 library—archived materials applying to ArcSDE 9.2.
  • 9.1 library—archived materials applying to ArcSDE 9.1.
  • 9.0 library—archived materials applying to ArcSDE 9.0.

ArcWeb Services

ArcWeb Services gives you on-demand GIS capabilities and data via the Web. This area of the library provides conceptual documentation about the Web services and data, Java and .NET tutorials, live samples, downloadable code, API references, and an object model diagram.

  • Current library—ArcWeb Developer's Guide for ArcWeb Services versions v2006 and v2006.1.

ArcGIS Image Server

The ArcGIS Image Server archive of the library provides specific information to enable developers to expand the functionality of ArcGIS Image Server version 9.2 and integrate it with their applications.

  • 9.2 library—archived materials applying to ArcGIS Image Server 9.2.