Accessing prebuilt map widgets.
ArcWeb Services offer developers a rich set of Web services APIs and geographic content hosted by ESRI for integrating mapping and geographic information system (GIS) functionality into browser, desktop, or mobile applications. The APIs include SOAP, REST, a J2ME Mobile Toolkit, and OpenLS. The functionality can be applied to a wide range of business problems such as fleet management, economic development, and business intelligence.
On-demand geographic and business data is accessible through the APIs from more than 20 leading commercial data and content providers. This data includes driving directions, addresses, streets, points of interest, elevation, topography, weather, traffic, and business and demographic information for the United States and select countries.