Standard FME Desktop

 

 

Prerequisites

This training course is the foundation of all other FME training courses we provide and assumes no prior knowledge of FME.

 

 

Day 1


Translation Basics

Data Transformation

  • What is FME?
    • About FME
    • FME Desktop Components
    • Other FME Products
  • Introduction to FME Workbench
    • Getting Started
    • Generating & Running a Workspace
  • Introduction to Data Inspection
    • Introduction to the FME Data Inspector
    • Major Components of the FME Data Inspector
    • Using the FME Data Inspector/Functionality
    • Translation Previews 
  • What is Data Transformation?
    • Data Transformation Types
  • Structural Transformation
    • Transforming the Schema
  • Transformation Using Transformers
    • Data Restructuring With Transformers
  • Content Transformation
    • Geometric/Attribute transformation
  • Transformers used in Series
  • Transformers used in Parallel
  • Group-By Processing
  • Coordinate System Transformation

 

Day 2


 Readers and Writers

 Practical Transformer Use

  • Key Components of a Workbench
    • Workspaces
    • Readers
    • Writers
    • Feature Types
  • Controlling Reader
    • Reader Parameters
    • Reader FeatureTypes
    • Adding/Importing Readers
    • Managing Multiple Readers & Source Feature Types
  • Controlling Writers
    • Writer Parameters
    • Writer Feature Type Definitions
    • Adding/Importing Writers
    • Managing Multiple Writers & destination Feature Types          

 

  • Transformer Gallery
    • Transformer Searching
  • Most Valuable Transformers
    • Top 25 transformers
    • Attribute Managing Transformers
    • Data Filtering Transformers
    • Data Join/Merge Transformers
  • Transformer Parameters

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 3


 Best Practice Guidelines

 Customer Workshop

  • Why use Best Practice?
  • Methodology
  • Style Guide
  • Debugging
  • Organization
  • The third day of training covers more advanced FME data translations that are specific to the course attendees.
  • Students are invited to submit their own data or specific tasks in advance.
  • The instructor will go through the steps required for various translations requested by the students.