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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 […]

FME
Author:
Mark Ireland
About FME    |    January 11, 2008    |    By Mark Ireland

FME Evangelism Weekly Issue #5

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 […]

FME
Author:
Mark Ireland
About FME    |    December 21, 2007    |    By Mark Ireland

FME Evangelism Weekly Issue #4

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 […]

FME
Author:
Mark Ireland
About FME    |    December 14, 2007    |    By Mark Ireland

FME Evangelism Weekly Issue #3

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 […]

DATA
Author:
Dean Hintz

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 […]