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FME
Author:
Mark Ireland
About FME    |    May 5, 2008    |    By Mark Ireland

FME Evangelism Weekly Issue #10

Contents FME 2008 Release Updates AutoCAD Map 3D Object Data Reading Examples Shape Datasets and the Age of Innocence Google Spreadsheets Reader/Writer Creating a Shape Index with FME OIDs in PostGIS Measurement Unit Converters 1) FME 2008 Release Updates The first of the (previously mentioned) FME2008 Update builds is now available for download. Remember, these […]

FME
Author:
Mark Ireland
About FME    |    April 7, 2008    |    By Mark Ireland

FME Evangelism Weekly Issue #9

Contents FME User Conference Follow Up The Generic Writer and Published Parameters Workspace Runner Transformer Example Raster to Vector Centreline Extraction Post-CD Fixes 1) FME User Conference Follow Up A big thank you to all those users who came to the recent conference and made it such a success. We have a number of downloads […]

DATA
Author:
Don Murray
About Data    |    April 7, 2008    |    By Don Murray

3D and BIM Data Integration: What’s the Hurry?

3D and BIM are causing more than a stir in geospatial technology. They’re affecting the way construction is doing business and the way cities are planning their infrastructure and emergency response. The growing demand for 3D and BIM data is making an impact in these areas, creating a desire to join together 3D, BIM, and […]

DATA
Author:
Jaylene Crick

Were you able to attend this year’s FME Worldwide User Conference? We thoroughly enjoyed being part of the fun as over 150 FME users, partners and Safers interacted, learned, and shared their knowledge. The conference started out with Safe’s co-founders, Dale Lutz and Don Murray, unveiling the upcoming announcement of the latest advancements in spatial […]

DATA
Author:
Don Murray
About Data    |    March 10, 2008    |    By Don Murray

FME On the Road

As I write this I am on my way to talk about the release of FME 2008 that we just announced yesterday. As I reflect on this release, I am filled with great excitement about what the Safe team has achieved. This is a monumental release for many reasons. Thinking through it, a stream of […]

FME
Author:
Mark Ireland
About FME    |    February 29, 2008    |    By Mark Ireland

FME Evangelism Weekly Issue #8

Introduction Closer and closer we get to FME2008 and the User Conference… Again, this is only half technical items, since development on 2008 is virtually complete. Items of Interest w/e 29th February 2008 1) FME User Conference Just two weeks now until the FME worldwide user conference starts. Don’t miss out. As of this morning […]

FME
Author:
Mark Ireland
About FME    |    February 4, 2008    |    By Mark Ireland

FME Evangelism Weekly Issue #7

Introduction Back after a little break… well I did say this would be weekly-ish. Again this issue is more related to use of FME than new development, since we’re still in the final phases of the 08 release. Contents Training Resources for FME 2008 New Format: Oracle GeoRaster Reader RasterRotationApplier Transformer and @ApplyRasterRotation function Random […]

DATA
Author:
Mark Stoakes
About Data    |    January 30, 2008    |    By Mark Stoakes

Data Validation and Quality Assurance with FME

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 […]

DATA
Author:
Jaylene Crick
About Data    |    January 23, 2008    |    By Jaylene Crick

Ramping Up for the Worldwide FME User Conference – Our Biggest Yet!

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 […]

FME
Author:
Mark Ireland
About FME    |    January 18, 2008    |    By Mark Ireland

FME Evangelism Weekly Issue #6

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 […]