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About FME    |   September 29, 2014   |   By Don Murray

6 Examples from FME Cloud Early Adopters [w/Videos]

FME Cloud has been in public beta for close to a year now. Having spent a lot of time building FME Cloud with our incredible developers, I get extremely excited to see the new and innovative ways it’s being used by our customers. Below are just a few of the things they are doing with […]

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Don Murray
USER
About Our Customers    |   September 19, 2014   |   By Kris Majury

Ahoy! Here There Be Mapnik Beauties

Today be Talk Like a Pirate Day! A holiday unofficial, to be sure, but some fun to gladden the hearts of salty dogs and landlubbers alike. And here’s another thing that’s fun (and also useful): FME + Mapnik! The MapnikRasterizer gives you fine rule-based styling control to create masterpieces with your vector data, and render […]

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Kris Majury
FME
About FME    |   September 9, 2014   |   By Tiana Warner

Free and Open Source: The Inside Scoop on FME and FOSS

As a software developer, coding something that’s already been designed, implemented, and optimized is a pretty gigantic waste of time. Open source libraries help developers avoid re-inventing wheels. At this year’s FME UC, PostGIS founder Paul Ramsey took the stage to talk about the awesomeness that is Open Source. He explained how it’s important that […]

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Tiana Warner
DATA
About Data    |   August 21, 2014   |   By Tiana Warner

How to Create Powerful ArcGIS Online Workflows (Infographic)

ArcGIS Online is Esri’s web-based mapping platform that lets you instantly create and share spatial information. Below are a few ways to do even more with this powerful service, including sophisticated data integration, workflow automation, and real-time updates. Click the videos in the image to see demos, or view the resources at the bottom of this […]

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Tiana Warner
FME
About FME    |   August 18, 2014   |   By Stewart Harper

FME Cloud Latest Features

It’s been a while since we launched the beta of FME Cloud. Since then, we’ve been working to add new features and improve the platform. For those of you that don’t know, FME Cloud is a new way to deploy FME Server. Rather than installing and hosting FME Server yourself, we host and manage it for you, […]

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Stewart Harper
FME
About FME    |   August 14, 2014   |   By Ken Bragg

INSPIRE Directive: 5 Tips for Providing Data to Europe’s SDI

Forgive me, but I get excited about the INSPIRE Directive. In this post I’ll share some tips for providing data to the EU’s Spatial Data Infrastructure. But first, what is INSPIRE all about? What is the INSPIRE Directive? INSPIRE (or Infrastructure for Spatial Information in Europe) is a European Union directive that aims to create […]

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Ken Bragg
FME
About FME    |   August 12, 2014   |   By Tiana Warner

FME 2014 SP3 Release: WebSockets, CORS, and more

Get out your party hats! FME 2014 Service Pack 3 was released today. Here’s a summary of what you need to know. For the full list of changes, including specific bug fixes, see the What’s New lists for FME Desktop and FME Server.   WebSocket security We’ve added TLS (SSL) support for WebSockets. This applies to […]

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Tiana Warner