Getting to Know ArcObjects


Local CD Available at the Geographic Information Centre Information desk.

Access Requirements

Available to all users.

Coverage and Frequency

2003. Updates for ArcGIS 9.x available online


ArcObjects™ are the building blocks of ArcGIS®, geographic information system (GIS) software from ESRI®. With ArcObjects, you can create your own menus, tools, workflows, applications, and custom feature classes for use with ArcGIS. Getting to Know ArcObjects is designed to teach programmers of all skill levels, including absolute beginners, how to work with ArcObjects using Microsoft® Visual Basic for Applications (VBA). This CD-ROM includes the complete set of ArcObjects object model diagrams, spatial data used in the exercises, all code written in the exercises (which readers can adapt for their own projects), and results.

System Requirements

ArcView® 8.3, ArcEditor™ 8.3, or ArcInfo™ 8.3 software, or higher, is required to complete the exercises in this workbook. ArcGIS 9.1 is available on the public workstations at the Geographic Information Centre.

User Guide / Search Tips

For additional information and documentation, consult the book “Getting to know ArcObjects : programming ArcGIS with VBA” by Robert Burke (G70.212 B86 2003).

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