Soon it’s over for one of the greatest achievements in mankind history. The last mission will be STS-135 for the space shuttle. As a space-nerd I will really miss this icon. Creating a custom transformer in FME (called Atlantis) is my goodbye to the shuttle. The transformer renders a PointCloud by using an embedded 3D-model…Continue reading New FME Atlantis transformer
FME 2011 brought the possibility to skin FME Desktop. This feature is something I needed for a long time ! I have been using FME almost every day for more than a decade with a smile on my face. Changing the appearance of the Desktop now and then would make the smile bigger! So today…Continue reading The Skinner Workbench – automate creation of FME Skins
Finally! Thanks Mark. The secret behind skinning FME is now out: http://evangelism.safe.com/fmeevangelist75/ Or in fmepedia: http://www.fmepedia.com/index.php/Theme /Darn. Will be a late nite again….
FME2011 is super! Hardcore FME’ers run the latest BETA all the time – and know this already (James Fee). It’s hard to surprise these FME superheroes when the actual release hit the news. They already benefit from the superpowers of XML-knowledge, debugging and 416 transformers while wrestling with more than 264 formats ! However, some…Continue reading FME2011 release – Will the secret identity of superhero sidekick lizard be revealed?
During a project this week I came to think about the challenge to generate cubes in 3D. Turned out to be a fun thing to play with in FME. The input should be : _sides : Number of columns, rows and levels of the cubes _scale : Size of each cube Turned out to be…Continue reading Cube Art in FME
To continue the mapping of my drive I took the workbench for a spin down the FME folder. The result is presented below: As we all know, Python is a pretty deep story while tcl is getting kind of fat by now… (ooops). Also I’m not really surprised that the plugin_builder is a complicated story…Continue reading Mapping my drive with FME – Captain’s log “E:appsFME”
C:Program Files (x86) This turbulent continent needs exploring. With my trusted reader “Directory and File Pathnames” and the supertransformer “NetworkTopologyBuilder” I created a geometric world map of all the folders: Here is a snapshot of the FME Workbench. (If You are interested please make a comment to this post and I’ll send it to You…Continue reading Mapping my drive with FME – Captain’s log “C:Program Files (x86)”
Nope! This is not a post about the INSPIRE directive. Those who now me probably now about the FME art stuff. Today I felt like paying the latest Volcano business some attention. I fired up FME Workbench (and probably failed miserably): You can also play with the 3D-PDF version.