The field calculator in ArcGIS for Desktop includes some really useful features that I'd missed. Calculations can be saved and loaded so you can reuse them. Choosing Python gives you access to the methods in ArcPy as well as the standard Python libraries.
Updated on Friday, December 12, 2014 at 11:38AM by Alasdair Hind
You can configure your web maps to be able to search them by attributes rather than just address. This is a useful capability as it allows you to search by non-geographic features such as policy ID number, customer name or asset ID.
We have been working on improving the way to access UK census data and have provided 2011 UK census data as a series of dynamic map services allowing users to change symbology, view pop-ups and carry out analysis using the data in the ArcGIS Online Platform.