Styles and data visualization

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

The ArcGIS Maps SDK for JavaScript gives you the ability to style layers and create visualizations for maps (2D) and scenes (3D). 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.

High density data

Learn various techniques for visualizing large, high density datasets.

3D visualization

Learn about how to visualize data using 3D symbols.

Techniques and best practices

Learn best practices for designing a layer style, including topics such as scale, color, and visual effects.

Symbols and color ramps

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

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