ArcGIS API for JavaScript - next

Current build version

Welcome to the next version of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript (4.17). This version of the API is currently in development and will be updated frequently until the production release in October 2020. Try out new features, perform regression testing, and get a feel for the next release - then share your feedback with the development team. Please make sure that bugs and enhancement requests are specific to and not applicable to a released version.

Please note: ArcGIS API for JavaScript release management is dynamic. Some new features and updates that appear in might not be present in the final production release due to a variety of factors (but will likely be present in an upcoming release).

Read about the current version of the JavaScript API at

Read the to find about new functionality, bug fixes and any breaking changes in the next version.


Use CDN or npm to try the next version.


Add references to the CDN and you are ready to get started.

<link rel="stylesheet" href="">
<script src=""></script>


Install using npm install --save [email protected].


Or if you're using esri-loader to help load the library, use options.version and specify next as the value. You can also lazy-load by adding the css: true option, or you can use any of the other methods supported by esri-loader instead.

const options = {
  version: 'next',
  css: true
const [Map] = await loadModules(['esri/map'], options);

TypeScript Typings

You can use the typings included with [email protected] two ways.

Include a /// directive in your main TypeScript file.

// main.ts
/// <reference types="arcgis-js-api" />

Or add to the include of your tsconfig.json.

// tsconfig.json
  "compilerOptions": {},
  "include": [


Report issues with next version at

  • Bugs: Bug reports should be specific to and not present in the current release.
  • Enhancements: For this initiative, enhancement requests should be specific to a feature in


Copyright 2020 Esri

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at

Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing permissions and limitations under the License.

A copy of the license is available in the repository's license.txt file.

Feedback JS API Next

Try out the next release of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript and share your feedback. Be warned: this release is still in development and is unstable.

Feedback JS API Next Info

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🔗 Source Code
🕒 Last Update a year ago
🕒 Created 2 years ago
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😎 Author Esri