The definitive, easy-to-follow guide to writing Python scripts for ArcGIS Pro. Learn how to use Python to execute geoprocessing tools, describe, create and update data, as well as execute a number of specialized tasks. Python Scripting for ArcGIS Pro starts with the fundamentals of the geoprocessing workflow and teaches users with a basic understanding of Python, how to work with spatial data in ArcGIS Pro. See how to write simple, custom scripts that will automate your ArcGIS Pro workflows and learn how to package tools and share them with others. Some of the key topics you will learn include: • Python for ArcGIS Pro • ArcPy fundamentals • Automating geoprocessing tasks • Exploring and manipulating spatial and tabular data • Working with geometries and rasters • Map scripting and cursors • Creating and sharing script tools • Essential Python modules and packages for geoprocessing Helpful “points to remember,” key terms, and review questions are included at the end of each chapter to reinforce your understanding of Python. Lessons and sample data are available online. Python Scripting for ArcGIS Pro is the comprehensive, hands-on book for learning the power and simplicity of Python in ArcGIS Pro. Follow the step-by-step instruction and common workflow guidance for automating tasks and scripting with Python.
Author: Paul A. Zandbergen