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About FME    |      |   By Dale Lutz

FME International User Conference 2014 – Dale’s Take on a Week of Celebration, 5 Years in the Making

What a week!  Last November, when we wrote to invite you to our first FME International User Conference in 5 years, we promised it would “serve up a potent knowledge cocktail that results from mixing FME veteran and newbie users together with those passionate Safe staff who create and support FME day in and day out.” […]

Author:
Dale Lutz
FME
About FME    |   June 12, 2014   |   By Tiana Warner

FME UC 2014: Day 3 Recap

The FME International User Conference 2014 took the party to Science World last night for dinner and cocktails. Having the entire Science World building to yourself is just as fun as it sounds. FME Dam building 101. @SafeSoftware had a great time at the evening social. #fmeuc pic.twitter.com/VyQgfJMDVN — SpatialBiz (@spatialbiz) June 12, 2014 Google […]

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Tiana Warner
FME
About FME    |   June 11, 2014   |   By Tiana Warner

FME UC 2014: Day 2 Recap

Day 2 of the FME International User Conference 2014 began with a scenic run around the Seawall. The day was full of cutting-edge technology and inspiring data stories from FME users around the world.   After a delicious breakfast, Don and Dale started the day with a big thanks to the top 5 leaders on FME Community […]

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Tiana Warner
FME
About FME    |   June 10, 2014   |   By Tiana Warner

FME UC 2014: Day 1 Recap

350+ data experts from around the world gathered at the Vancouver Convention Centre today to celebrate data. Day 1 of the FME International User Conference 2014 was full of zombie apocalypses, “learnings”, impromptu live cellphone demos, popcorn, and other fun of all kinds. Don and Dale Opening Keynote Dale and Don opened the conference with the promise of a conference full of […]

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Tiana Warner
FME
About FME    |   June 9, 2014   |   By Tiana Warner

2014 FME World Cup of Data Contest: Group Stage results

The Group Stage is over for the World Cup of Data, and it’s been an exciting tournament so far! 32 data formats faced off over the last 8 days to decide who advances to the Knockout Round. Over 325 formats competed, and only 16 remain. Check out the @FMEWorldCup twitter feed for the full list of match results and […]

Author:
Tiana Warner
FME
About FME    |   May 30, 2014   |   By Tiana Warner

FME 2014 SP2 Release: Here’s what’s new in a tiny nutshell

While much of FME 2014 SP2 involves bug fixes, there are a few updates worth mentioning. I know you’re busy packing for the FME International User Conference, so below is a short version, a medium version, and a long version of what’s new. The short version, for the modern-day attention span Better Google Maps Engine […]

Author:
Tiana Warner
FME
About FME    |   May 26, 2014   |   By Tiana Warner

2014 FME World Cup of Data (Contest Announcement)

The 2014 FME World Cup of Data is here! 32 data formats in 8 groups will compete for data dominance. Pick the winners and you could win an iPad Mini or Apple TV! 325 formats competed in the qualifiers, but only 32 advanced to represent their group: CAD Group Autodesk AutoCAD Bentley Microstation AutoCAD Civil 3D AutoCAD Map […]

Author:
Tiana Warner
FME
About FME    |   May 20, 2014   |   By Stewart Harper

Automate phone calls and SMS with Twilio and FME Server

Building automated phone systems is easier than ever with services such as Twilio. Twilio has built a communications platform transforming actions such as sending and receiving calls/SMS messages, which traditionally needed investment in significant hardware, into simple API calls. One use-case for Twilio is making automated calls to groups of people based on a set […]

Author:
Stewart Harper
DATA
About Data    |   May 12, 2014   |   By Don Murray

JSON Validator: A Comparison of Tools and Techniques

JSON has become the language of the Web.  Whether you’re working with web services or consuming sensor data, it’s likely that JSON is the preferred format for communication. JSON is simple, easy to parse, and easy to view and understand. When working with and creating JSON one of the first questions encountered is “How do I know if my JSON […]

Author:
Don Murray
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