Latest Posts in Attributes

Mark Ireland
March 7, 2017 • 8 min

The Attribute Assignment setting for new user parameters is something you might not notice... until you go to create a user parameter and wonder what it means. In short it's a new ...

Mark Ireland
March 31, 2016 • 6 min

I recently finished updating the FME Desktop training for 2016. The Performance chapter in the advanced manual is always one of the most difficult to put together, but also the mos...

Tiana Warner
January 19, 2016 • 13 min

I’ll never forget my first few months at Safe Software. For multiple reasons, I knew I’d found the perfect job — not least of which was the interesting group of coworkers. Th...

Mark Ireland
December 15, 2015 • 6 min

Prior to 2016 a lot of FME parameters had just a drop-down or straight list of choices. This was fine in most cases, but decidedly awkward when a list of database tables (for examp...

Mark Ireland
November 17, 2015 • 5 min

Benjamin Franklin once said: "there is nothing certain in life, except death and taxes". Of course, they didn't have FME in 1789, otherwise he might have said: "there is nothing...

Mark Ireland
January 18, 2012 • 10 min

Happy "FME Release Day". Today is the day we release the newest version of FME; FME2012. Probably the largest change is in how we construct and use attributes inside a workspace. ...
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