Over the last few months, the Professional Services team here at Safe has done a lot of work with customers on data validation and quality assurance. Drawing from two major projects we’ve worked on in the last year, I recently delivered a presentation showing the approaches we’ve taken in using FME to validate spatial data […]
Can you believe it’s already January 23rd? We’ve been so busy preparing for this year’s FME Worldwide User Conference, that we almost missed the early bird deadline, Jan 24th! By the end of the month we’ll have more insightful thoughts coming your way on this blog, but for now we’re so excited about the plans […]
Contents Format Names FME Worldwide User Conference – Sneak Peek New Format: Golden Software Surfer 6 Binary Grid SpikeRemover Example HTTP Authentication Function FME for FDO Jason Birch’s list of favourite FME Transformers! 1) Format Names For FME2008 you may notice some changes in the names of formats, as we have implemented a set of […]
Contents Reprojector “Read from Feature” Setting Creating Pivot Tables with FME Batch Translation and Source Name Second Order Conformal Transformation AreaBuilder and Lists 1) Reprojector “Read from Feature” Setting The Reprojector transformer recently received an upgrade in the form of a setting to read the source coordinate system from a feature, rather than setting it […]
Contents GeoJSON Support Object Data Writing Raster Updates – New Transformers and Interpretation FME Talk Tester and ExpressionEvaluator in Custom Transformers See What We can do with Solids FME Holiday Poetry 1) GeoJSON Support A very quick heads up that the latest FME betas include support for GeoJSON v5. Also the .json extension is now […]
1) @Tcl2 Temporary Filenames This is a new ability (build 5147+) with our @Tcl2 function to generate temporary file names within a TCL script. The syntax is FME_TempFilename   While this will be useful to some users, for Safe Software, it allowed development of a new transformer….. the ImageFetcher… 2) ImageFetcher Transformer This new […]
GIS Days Event at Institute of Ocean Sciences Reveals Many Opportunities for Safe’s Data Integration Tools
In late November, Safe was given the opportunity to present at the first ever GIS Days event at the Institute of Ocean Sciences (IOS). (Located on Vancouver Island, the IOS is one of nine scientific facilities operated by Fisheries and Oceans Canada.) Historically, most of the tradeshows and conferences Safe has attended have focused on […]
1) StatisticsCalculator Transformer Group-By Option New in FME this week is a group-by option for the StatisticsCalculator. This has been a big user request for a while now, and will let users calculate max, min, mean etc for groups of features, rather than an entire dataset. There is a demo workspace for this which you […]
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