Category : Python

5 ways to make a GUID or UUID in ArcGIS

{60E263FD-DBDA-443D-83A5-8F79E96AFA76} {032BB097-9EF9-45EB-8B54-3C191E4E9612} {9C6B8BD1-C294-4C1A-8E76-96D9B2378E53} {ED08D59B-0E47-4178-B469-72759B6CDF07} {FF378680-36D6-4FAC-8419-0F12C77B7E28} Globally Unique Identifiers or Universally Unique Identifiers: Humanity’s attempt to make enough unique values to assign one to everything on the Earth. These funny values are the subject of many debates on when to use them and when not to, should we use a GUID or an Integer? What is

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What to do about “[Shape_STLength__]” Errors?

Oh boy…. Database error: The field is not nullable. [Shape_STLength__]. The geometry is not Z-aware. TL;DR That field shouldn’t be there, you can safely remove it. I wrote a quick script to do so here: Now for the full story… It took me a bit to figure this one out, I thought “Hmm, that

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Bitly Data API

Over my Christmas vacation I decided to take on a small programing challenge.  I had stumbled upon the Bitly api a few days earlier and noticed that it provides some information about location of links, etc. so I decided to give it a go! After looking over the api and data returned, I decided that

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