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ArcWeb for developers now includes NG TOPO! Maps

ESRI announced that ArcWeb for Developers now includes National Geographic Society TOPO! 1:24,000- and 1:100,000-scale maps for the United States. These are the most detailed maps available for outdoor enthusiasts, hobbyists, and professionals. Subscribers to ArcWeb for Developers can access NG TOPO! maps as raster images in JPEG, GIF, PNG, or PNG8 format and include them in their Web applications. ArcWeb for developers is a suite of GIS Web services that ESRI offers to developers and is part of ESRI’s family of ArcWeb Services. With ArcWeb for Developers, developers can include GIS content and capabilities in their applications without hosting the data or developing any GIS applications themselves, resulting in significant savings of development time, expense, and computer resources. ArcWeb for Developers uses XML-based Simple Object Access Protocol to communicate, making it compatible with the majority of Web service frameworks available today. ArcWeb for Developers enables users to :
Access dynamic maps of streets, topography, census demographics, shaded relief imagery, and more,Determine the locations of street addresses, Generate routes and multilingual driving directions between multiple locations, Provide place finder capabilities, Perform census demographics mapping and reporting, Specify projections.
Upload user-defined points of interest for geocoding.