An ArcGIS API is a web, native, game engine, or scripting API that has advanced mapping and spatial analysis capabilities and can be used to access ArcGIS services. ArcGIS APIs are designed to work optimally with the ArcGIS system and provide the most advanced GIS features and the highest performance possible. They include identity management features that can generate access tokens, which are required to access ArcGIS services.

APIs and SDKs

Also known as

  • ArcGIS Maps SDKs API

Related terms

  • ArcGIS Location Platform
  • location service
  • data service
  • API key
  • ArcGIS account

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