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Author:
Tiana Warner
About FME    |    March 2, 2017    |    By Tiana Warner

Recap: FME World Tour 2017 Kickoff (+ FME 2017.0 Launch)

First thing’s first: FME 2017.0 is officially here. Go get it! Thank you to everyone who downloaded the Release Candidate in January/February and provided us with feedback over the last few weeks. Your beta testing prowess was so valuable in helping us iron out kinks in all this brand new functionality before the official launch. See What’s […]

DATA
Author:
Stephanie Warner
Author:
Tiana Warner
About Data    |    February 28, 2017    |    By Stephanie Warner and Tiana Warner

Women in Tech Week (Coders on Couches Drinking Coffee, Episode 3)

To celebrate Women in Tech (#WinTech) Week, we sat down with a few of Safe Software’s Tech Experts for a new episode of Coders on Couches Drinking Coffee. We chatted about how we ended up on this awesome career path and were surprised to find a common theme. We also shared thoughts on why we think […]

FME
Author:
Don Murray
Author:
Grant Arnold
About FME    |    February 15, 2017    |    By Don Murray and Grant Arnold

Docker and FME: Driver and Worker Workflows

The promise of Docker is that it can change how we deploy FME processing capabilities both on-premises and in the cloud. For us, Docker is the ultimate abstraction layer in which to deploy fault-tolerant, scalable solutions. First Docker abstracted compute, then it abstracted networking, and soon it will abstract storage. As someone who did my […]

FME
Author:
Robyn Jones
About FME    |    February 9, 2017    |    By Robyn Jones

7 FME UC Things You Won’t Want to Miss

Data helps us gain understanding — from business systems to natural processes to our communities. Through this understanding, we have the ability to change and shape our world. On May 24, 2017, hundreds of the world’s top data experts will be arriving in Vancouver, Canada for the FME International User Conference. With more than 100 […]

FME
Author:
Claude Vessaz
About FME    |    February 1, 2017    |    By Claude Vessaz

It’s 2017 – Introducing the Next Generation of FME Cloud Instances

We are excited to introduce a new generation of FME Cloud instances. We rolled out a set of new features over the past weeks, which started with the introduction of NGINX and was completed with the release of the new regions today. Last time we did a significant architectural change to our instances was more than […]

FME
Author:
Aaron Koning
About FME    |    January 19, 2017    |    By Aaron Koning

FME Server 2017 – The Best Ever, Thanks To You!

Hello again. I’m here to report how your feedback to Safe Software has helped us make FME Server 2017 the best ever! Plus, I want to show you two ways to provide feedback on what you want to see happen in future releases of FME Server. For the last 5 years we have run an annual FME […]

FME
Author:
Mark Ireland
About FME    |    January 18, 2017    |    By Mark Ireland

FME 2017 Sneak Peek: Parameters, Parameters, Parameters…

We’ve made quite a few improvements in 2017 to make it easier to access, set, and use different FME parameters. And as much as I like surprising people with nice, shiny presents, it’s probably better you know about these changes in advance.

So read on and you’ll be able to leap straight in to using 2017 and keep on making all your amazing FME creations!

FME
Author:
Tiana Warner
About FME    |    January 17, 2017    |    By Tiana Warner

What’s New in FME 2017.0 (Release Candidate Available)

We’re doing something different this year. Those of you who like to open presents early will be thrilled. It’s a Release Candidate, and it launches today. Download FME 2017.0 Release Candidate Download it and let us know what you think before the official release on March 1st. To see FME 2017.0 in action, sign up for the […]

DATA
Author:
Stephanie Warner
About Data    |    January 12, 2017    |    By Stephanie Warner

Episode 2: Coders on Couches Drinking Coffee – Theta Cameras

The technology behind virtual reality and Google Street View is no longer something only big tech companies can afford. With handheld 360 cameras, anyone can take a spherical image and develop something interactive with the results. Join our Safers for coffee as they talk about Ricoh’s Theta camera and take you through an interactive VR demo of […]

FME
Author:
Tiana Warner
About FME    |    January 10, 2017    |    By Tiana Warner

A Culture Built on Fun: My Co-Op Term at Safe Software

Co-op students have been an integral part of Safe Software for over 20 years, contributing to core FME technology and often returning as full-time software developers. Today we welcome Marinah Zhao to the blog, a fourth year engineering student at UBC. Marinah was a valuable member of our FME Server team in Fall 2016. I had heard from some classmates that […]