Sidwell is excited to announce the upcoming release of a new generation of Portico. This release is currently in the hands of customers as a limited beta. That makes it a good time to reflect upon the road that led to Portico for HTML5.
The ArcGIS Web AppBuilder features a novel approach to inter-widget communication. This “event bus” which wraps Dojo’s eventing framework, has posed a few challenges for this developer. The following post describes a few tricks to help you “Get on the Bus”.
Sidwell’s flagship web product, Portico, was originally developed when Silverlight was ESRI’s preferred web platform, and it provided a stunningly rich, smooth graphical experience at the time. Along with the impending demise of browser plugins, Silverlight will not run on most mobile devices. So, my first assignment at Sidwell was to provide an answer for a users who were asking “Why can’t I use this on my phone?”
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