GEOG 863:
Web Application Development for Geospatial Professionals

4.4.4 MapImageLayer


4.4.4 MapImageLayer


  • picture of your layer taken on the fly by the server and sent to client
  • often a mix of different layers, each of which can be customized (renderer, definition expression, etc.)
  • use if a FeatureLayer would be too much for client to handle

How do I create a MapImageLayer?

  • On ArcGIS Server, instances can be created from a service labeled as MapServer
  • can create from either the full service or a sub-layer

Class description in the SDK:

Example service:

Code sample: