Styles and data visualization

Census tracts styled with a dot density renderer to show level of educational attainment

The ArcGIS API for JavaScript gives you the ability to style layers and create meaningful visualizations for maps and scenes. Styling conveys a story about the data and helps you build more meaningful applications.

Learn how to style layers to create meaningful visualizations in the topics below.

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Location style

Learn how to style layers with a simple renderer using 2D and 3D symbols.

Data-driven styles

Learn how to style layers based on data values using different renderers and symbols.

3D visualization

Learn about specific types of 3D symbols and visualizations.

Techniques and best practices

Learn best practices to follow for working with scale and visual effects when designing a layer style.

Symbols and color ramps

Browse hundreds of web styles and color ramps, and copy and paste the required code directly into your app.

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