Introduction to Programming ArcGIS Pro 3.x with Python
16 GISP Credit Hours
Module 1: Introduction to Notebooks in ArcGIS Pro
Module 2: Basics of the Python Programming Language
Module 3: Arcpy Basics
Module 4: Working with Projects, Maps, and Layers
Module 5: Manipulating Layouts
Module 6: Automating Map Series Production
In our Introduction to Programming ArcGIS Pro 3 with Python course you will learn introductory level Python skills with ArcGIS Pro to automate your geoprocessing tasks.
We’ll start with an overview of the ArcGIS Pro Notebook environment that will be used to write and run geoprocessing scripts in ArcGIS Pro. The ArcGIS Pro Notebook environment used the extremely popular Jupyter Notebook development environment.
Next, in Module 2 you’ll learn the basics of the Python programming language. You’ll learn how to create variables, assign data to variables, work with lists, dictionary, and tuples, branch your code with if/else, for, and while statements, work with classes and objects, and other fundamentals.
In Module 3, you’ll learn the fundamentals of the Arcpy core library along with several sub-modules including the Mapping and Data Access modules. You’ll learn also learn the basic classes and functions from the Arcpy core library.
Modules 4 through 6 cover the Arcpy Mapping module in great detail. In Module 4 you’ll learn how to write geoprocessing scripts that manage your projects as well as the maps, layers, and tables that are part of your projects. You’ll learn how to programmatically add and remove layers from a map, update symbology and properties of layers, and much more including working with the new Camera and Bookmark classes. In Module 5 you’ll learn how to work with layouts. In ArcGIS Pro you can have multiple layout views so you’ll learn how to manage these objects, make programmatic changes to the elements in the layouts, and export or print the layouts. Module 6 covers the automation of map production and printing including the use of map books.
This course is offered in a variety of formats including live-classroom, live-online, instructor guided-online, and self-paced. This is a hands-on style workshop with lots of exercises designed to teach you how to automate your ArcGIS Pro geoprocessing tasks with Python.
Live Online Classes
February 20th and 21st
May 28th and 29th
In Person Classes
May 22 – 23
Lowry Conference Center – Denver, CO
Don’t want to purchase online? You can also register for classes using our registration form.
Knowledgeable instructor, well paced class, applicable information covered, hands-on style.
Brandon Clark, Alabama Power
I strongly and highly recommend it
Matt Gubitosa, U.S. EPA
I really enjoyed the Python/ArcGIS course. For me the right balance between detail and overview. Good work!
Pal Herman Sund
I thought the course was very organized. The style of presentation and the lesson format worked well together. It made the information easy to understand. -
Kyle Lockhart, Escambia County, FL
Class was well organized, well paced and I learned a lot.
Aleeta Zeller, Chattanooga RPA
These courses are great. I am so pressed for time this is the only way I can acquire extra skills these days. Thank you Eric for all your hard work!
Chris Hickin, NYC Fire Dept.
Jason Warzinik, Boone County, MO
Really good course material. Very relevant subject matter.
Michael Philp, City of Springville, UT
Definitely got me "over the hump" of being able to grasp Python.
Very informative and knowledgeable course. It help determine which direction I should take my further GIS and web programming skills.
Chris Pollard, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission
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