Get started

To start building applications with location services, you need an account and an API key.

1. Sign in with your ArcGIS account

Use the developer dashboard to start building applications.

Get a free developer account

2. Start with an API key

The ArcGIS Platform supports different authentication methods. You can use an API key or OAuth 2.0 access token; we recommend starting with an API key. Learn more in Security and authentication.

Get an API key

3. Explore tutorials

Learn how to build applications with location services and use tools to prepare content and data for applications.

See more tutorials

4. Deploy your application

Learn about the General guidelines and Terms of Use before distributing your application.

Learn more

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