ENVI/IDL and ArcGIS/Python integration

I occasionally answer questions on ENVI/IDL and ArcGIS/Python integration. ENVI functions are available as “tools” through the ArcGIS GUI toolbox: “With ENVI 4.8, ENVI’s scientifically proven image analysis capabilities will be available as discrete tools in the ArcGIS toolbox and accessible directly from ArcGIS desktop and server environments. Upon installation of ENVI products, a selection…