A compatibility layer (or adaptor) for mapping functions in ArcGIS 10.x (arcpy.mapping/Python 2) and ArcGIS Pro (arcpy.mp/Python 3)
- This library is an abstraction layer, with its own classes, to access mapping functions, regardless
of which version of ArcGIS you are using. Think of it as the “six” package, but for arcpy.mapping/arcpy.mp. If you write your mapping code against this pacakge, it will work no matter which version of ArcGIS your end users are running. In general, the API adheres closely to the ArcGIS Pro api, since that has a cleaner, object-oriented design, but it may included differences. Further, methods are lowercased and underscored instead of camelcased, partially to make it easy to see at a glance that it’s not the same code, and partially due to author preference.
Documentation can be found at http://amaptor.readthedocs.io