What’s Great 2014 – FME Desktop
2014 promises to be an exciting year. I’m not just talking about the scheduled test launch of NASA’s Orion, or the 22nd Winter Olympics, or even the fact that it’s the International Year of Crystallography (who knew?!). It’s also the year of the FME International User Conference 2014 - the first FME UC since 2009, and projected to be bigger and more exciting […]
The Hidden Treasures of FME 2014
Join the FME Lizard on a quest to discover the Secret of Interoperability. You may encounter hidden enhancements to the FME Desktop interface, along with other treasures, mermaids, and even pirates! Captain’s Log Day 52: We’ve been crossing the Sea of Data for a fortnight. Our provisions have diminished to a bag of expired nachos […]
A Simple Web Application Architecture Using GitHub, AWS S3, Deploy, and FME Cloud
Web architectures often have multiple tiers and can end up getting complicated especially if they are built to scale. FME Server/Cloud allows you to take your FME workflows to the enterprise by creating web services out of them. We now have a managed and hosted FME Server offering through FME Cloud which takes some pain […]
FME 2014 Special: Top 10 Transformer Updates
A new year is also associated with New Year’s Resolutions – intentions on how you are going to transform your life for the better in the coming year. So in that vein, here’s my top ten list of transformers updates for FME 2014 that you should definitely resolve to make use of. From GeometryFilter to FeatureMerger, via the new MapnikRasterizer, you’re gonna love ‘em all!
The 12 Days of FME
If you follow us on social media, you probably noticed a theme over the last 12 days. Behold the 12 Days of FME in its entirety. On behalf of everyone at Safe, we would like to wish you the happiest of holidays. See you in the New Year! • This year marked the exciting beta […]
FME 2014 Sneak Peek: Custom Transformer Updates
A Custom Transformer is the sandwich of the FME world. It’s like having transformers called ‘Bacon’, ‘Lettuce’, and ‘Tomato’; and then combining them together in a Custom Transformer called ‘BLT’.
And, like a BLT sandwich, if you haven’t tried an FME Custom Transformer, you should do; especially now we’ve made some awesome updates in FME 2014!
Linear Referencing, FME and Moose Logic
Knut Jetlund of the Norwegian Public Roads Administration uses FME for linear referencing, analyzing data to look at where the risk of wildlife accidents could be lowered with infrastructure.
It was 20 years ago today…
Dec 13, 1993. The day Safe Software was officially incorporated, and the day that marks the start of our now 20 year long quest to smash the barriers that stop spatial (and nonspatial) applications from living in harmony. What a journey it has been! To celebrate, today, for the first time ever, we’re revealing the […]
FME Server 2014 = Safe Software + YOU
It’s the end of another year and another release cycle at Safe Software. We’ve spent a calendar year researching, planning, building, and polishing the best FME products ever. I work with some truly brilliant people at Safe, but we can’t take all of the credit for FME. Our customers deserve just as much. It’s due […]
PostGIS on Amazon RDS: A Spatial Database in the Cloud
An announcement at the AWS:Invent 2013 conference that got me excited was the new support for PostgreSQL on Amazon Web Service’s (AWS) Relational Database Service (RDS). I crossed my fingers as I read the announcement, hoping that PostGIS was part of this. “No Way!” I thought after reading that PostGIS was indeed! I knew I had […]