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ESRI Software 9.0 Library - Using the ArcIMS Connectors

Published: January 8, 2004


These books and object model diagrams provide an overview of how to use the supported connectors to create ArcIMS Web-based applications


The books and object model diagrams are available in PDF format. All the books are available at the bottom of this page, below the descriptions.


March 11, 2005: Added documentation for the .NET Link.

July 2, 2004: The Java Connector API Reference for Windows zip file was updated to reflect the proper ESRI Library directory structure.

June 10, 2004: The Java Connector API Reference document has been added for both Unix and Windows platforms

Customizing ArcIMS - Using the ActiveX Connector: This book describes how to develop a custom ArcIMS Web-based application using Visual Basic or ASP. It includes installation and setup instructions, a tutorial, and a complete reference for the ActiveX Connector, a Component Object Model (COM) dynamic link library (DLL).

Customizing ArcIMS - Using the ColdFusion Connector: This book explains the foundation for customizing a ColdFusion client and provides a reference to the ArcXML element specification designed to work with ColdFusion. It describes reasons for customizing the ColdFusion Connector, the ColdFusion samples provided with ArcIMS, and how different mapping functionality is implemented with ColdFusion.

Customizing ArcIMS - Using the Java Connector: This book gives an overview of using the Java Connector to build a custom ArcIMS Web-based application using Java or JSP. It provides an overview of the Java API programmer's reference and a complete reference to the Java Connector Tag Library.

Java Connector API Reference: The Java Connector application programming interface (API) reference provides details on all packages, classes, interfaces, exceptions, and methods that are available in the connector's class library. This library allows developers to use Java to create custom functionality for an ArcIMS Web site. When you're uncompressing this file, be sure to choose the option to maintain folder structure (in Windows, this is known as Use folder names).

Uncompress this file to a directory named Classes (this directory already exists in the .zip file, but not the .tar file). Overwrite your existing Classes directory with this directory. If you installed ArcIMS documentation according to the instructions in Getting Started With ArcIMS, your existing Classes directory is in /arcims/Documentation/Customizing_ArcIMS/Using_Java_Connector/Support_files. After you've extracted the compressed file, to view this guide, open the start page, index.html.

.NET Link documention: This zip file contains two documents. The first is the .NET Link application programming interface (API) reference, which provides details on all namespaces, classes, properties, and methods that are available (NetLink.chm). The second is Customizing ArcIMS - Using .NET Link, which provides a conceptual overview of the .NET Link (Using_NetLink.html).

Supporting Files

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