Modern Software Experience

2014-04-15 Desktop versus Web Genealogy Software
One or the other? Mu!
2014-03-12 International Museum for Family History
Family Museum will open soon.
2014-03-04 Genealogy is never done
I'm done with Genealogy is never done..
2014-02-28 RootsMagic for Android 1.0
RootsMagic for Android lacks the Magic.
2014-01-28 GEDCOM Plugin for Notepad++
GEDCOM Editing++.
2014-01-21 WikiTree API
Yet another genealogy API.
2014-01-01 GeneAwards 2013
Best and Worst of 2013.
2013-12-31 Genealogy 2013: events & trends
Genealogy industry retrospective.
2013-12-14 Family Tree Maker for Mac 3
Family Tree Maker 2014 for Mac
2013-11-27 GeneaBlog Awards 2013
Genealogy Blog Awards 2013
2013-11-26 GEDCOM Validator Identifier Handling
GEDCOM validators tested.
2013-11-05
Funeral Saviour of Leiden re-enacted.
2013-10-29 FamiLinx
Nameless Geniology.
2013-10-04 Vertical Tab in GEDCOM
FamilySearch PAF exports illegal character
2013-09-18 GEDCOM Identifiers: Characters
Legal and illegal characters.
2013-09-17 GEDCOM Identifiers: Pointer Syntax
Colon and exclamation mark.
2013-09-09 GEDCOM Identifiers: CONC and CONT
GEDCOM syntax error.
2013-09-08 Six Things to know about Family Tree Maker 2014
New Family Tree Maker 6.
2013-08-30 Brightsolid Split
Changes.
2013-08-29 GEDCOM Version
A Version Number isn't Free-Form Text.
2013-08-28 Family Tree Maker 2014: New Features
Ancestry.com's What's New list omits biggest new feature?
2013-08-11 FNU LNU MNU UNK
Unknown surname conventions.
2013-08-11 The Lnu Family Mystery
Mysterious census result.
2013-08-10 Unk is a Real Name
Unk is not Unknown.
2013-07-31 Open Source GEDCOM Parsers
Ready-made GEDCOM support
2013-07-08 ANSEL Administratively Withdrawn
Status drop.
2013-06-28 FamilySearch officially abandons PAF
More than a decade late, PAF abandonment becomes official.
2013-06-25 Family Tree Maker World Express
Family Tree Maker for free.
2013-06-24 Switching from PAF
How-To, Problems and Solutions
2013-06-23 Personal Ancestral File
Frequenty Asked Questions & Resources.
2013-06-04 GEDCOM X 1.0.0 M1
FamilySearch Family Tree API.
2013-06-03 Evaluating the GEDCOM X Converter
Random GEDCOM files won't do.
2013-05-31 GEDCOM X Converter 0.2: Changes
The GEDCOM X File Format has changed.
2013-05-23 Finding Ancestral Loops
Fundamental feature is rare.
2013-05-18 LDS ANSEL versus LDS ANSEL
FamilySearch ANSEL is not ANSEL.
2013-05-14 GEDCOM ANSEL Table
GEDCOM 5.5.1 Appendix C.
2013-04-21 GEDCOM Form
Some GEDCOM are more equal than others.
2013-04-21 ZEDCOM
MyGEDCOM.
2013-04-11 GEDCOM _STS
Common GEDCOM HEADER extension.
2013-04-11 GEDCOM Reader Memory Usage
GEDCOM record counts.
2013-03-26 GEDCOM Order of Children
User preference.
2013-03-20 The Most Common Genealogy Mistake
The consistency check you need most.
2013-03-14 Common GEDCOM Identifier Naming Convention
What genealogists want.
2013-03-11 GEDCOM Identifiers: Length
How long is an identifier?
2013-02-10 WieWasWie GEDCOM
Headless GEDCOM.
2013-02-08 The Smallest GEDCOM File
Minimal GEDCOM.
2013-02-05 GEDCOM Lines
GEDCOM files are text files.
2013-01-28 Genlias Servers retired
Genlias gone.
2013-01-21 One Database or Multiple Databases
Multiple reasons for one database.
2013-01-11 Fan Value and the WWW Tag
Erroneous error is no failure.
2013-01-06 PAWriter 102 Format GEDCOM Command
Pretty-printing.
2013-01-02 Genlias
Dutch civil records index.
2013-01-01 GeneAwards 2012
Best and Worst of 2012.
2012-12-31 Genealogy Trends 2012
Petitioning for early census release while waiting for app to sync celebrity matches.
2012-12-30 Genealogy 2012
Genealogy industry retrospective.
2012-12-19 RootsMagic 6
Biggest improvement is elsewhere.
2012-12-18 RootsMagic App for iDevices
Free companion app.
2012-12-17 WieWasWie Update: RealSoonNow
WhatWhyWhen.
2012-12-12 TelGen GedFamilies
TelGen Families GEDCOM Edition.
2012-12-10 Google+ Genealogy Communities
Google+ Genealogy Community Guidance.
2012-11-30 MyHeritage gobbles Geni
Geni.com not going or gone.
2012-11-27 Also Known As
Switching from PAF to RootsMagic.
2012-11-24 FamilyGTG 1.0
Android genealogy viewer.
2012-11-18 Effective Genealogy Checking
Consistent advice & plausible tips.
2012-11-16 Inconsistent Genealogy Free Zone
No inconsistent genealogy allowed.
2012-12-14 GeneaBlog Awards 2012
The Fifth Genealogy Blog Awards.
2012-11-09 Online Genealogy Consistency Checks
Genealogy sites check your genealogy.
2012-11-08 Integrated Consistency Checking
Multithreading for genealogy.
2012-11-07 Consistency Check Reminder
Genealogy software feature.
2012-11-05 The Ancestry Permira Deal
Private Negotiations.
2012-10-30 AncestorSync Connect
Yet Another Beta: Release Candidate 2.
2012-09-23 MyHeritage Matching
WorldVitalRecordMatching; MyHeritage Matching makes it harder to match MyHeritage.
2012-09-19 Rootsy
Quick look at rudimentary family hub.
2012-08-31 GEDCOM X: no industry standard
FamilySearch abandons GEDCOM X push.
2012-08-30 Chronoplex GEDCOM Validator
Yet another GEDCOM validator.
2012-08-21 WikiTree GEDCOM
Third party fix.
2012-08-17 Family Tree Maker 2013
Good news: no Family Tree Maker 2013.
2012-08-15 GEDCOM X: FamilySearch First
GEDCOM X not vendor neutral.
2012-07-24 Why PAF is still popular
Popular Ancient Freeware.
2012-07-23 A Brief History of Personal Ancestral File
Ten Years On.
2012-07-02 WieWasWie Beta
Who was Who.
2012-07-01 FamilySearch Family Tree Public
FinallySearch Finally Tree.
2012-06-28 PeoplePlotr
Limited, expensive & awkward family tree mode.
2012-06-15 Multi-volume GEDCOM Files
Obsolete GEDCOM feature.
2012-06-13 ScionPC 8.0
Quick Look: surname vandalism & application documentation.
2012-06-11 KiN2
Are you kin2 me?
2012-06-06 GEDCOM X Converter
GEDCOM X is Spectacularly Inefficient.
2012-06-04 Leiden Missing Links Project
Leiden links baptisation, marriage and burial records 1580-1811.
2012-05-31 GEDCOM ADDR
Best Practice: A Structured Approach to GEDCOM Addresses.
2012-05-24 GEDSpy 0.9
Quick Look: small fan value & limited GEDCOM support.
2012-05-16 How big are the USA Census?
Census size is constant, but record count is not.
2012-05-09 AncestorSync Beta 2012
New Beta syncs New Family Tree Maker with Geni.
2012-05-04 Ancestry.com introduces AncestryDNA
Ancestry.com goes autosomal.
2012-05-03 Chronoplex My Family Tree 2.0
Quick Look at Major Improvements.
2012-04-26 Ancestry.com acquires Archives.com
Another Ancestry.com Acquisition.
2012-04-26 The Double Double Index
Doubly Censusable.
2012-04-13 Sibling Torture Test
The Men with Thousand Siblings.
2012-04-09 Dutch Roots
English Guide to Dutch Genealogy.
2012-03-02 GedStar Pro Fan Value
Import performance problem.
2012-03-01 SourceQuest ezGED 1.0 Fan Value
Planned improvements.
2012-03-01 TelGen Families Fan Value
Legacy limitation.
2012-02-27 Detecting GEDCOM 5.5EL
More GEDCOM magic.
2012-02-22 USA 1940 Census
Facts and resources.
2012-02-19 GEDCOM X Origin
Source reveals roots.
2012-02-16 MyHeritage selling Family Tree DNA Tests
Yet another Family Tree DNA reseller.
2012-02-03 Behold 1.0
Seventeen years in the making
2012-02-02 BetterGEDCOM
Grassroots GEDCOM gang.
2012-02-02 OpenGen
Closed for business.
2012-02-02 FamilySearch releases GEDCOM X
GEDCOM X goes public.
2011-02-01 historical-data.org
Schema.org for genealogy.
2012-01-31 What does GEDCOM X mean?
What's in a name?
2012-01-27 Brightsolid introduces censusrecords.com
Brightsolid enters American market.
2012-01-24 Family Graph API SDK for Android and iOS
MyHeritage API goes mobile.
2012-01-21 RootsMagic 5 Fan Value
Non-default choices.
2012-01-21 Legacy Family Tree 7.5 Fan Value
Access limits.
2012-01-21 Family Tree Maker 2012 Fan Value
Unfixed defect.
2012-01-21 Family Tree Maker 16 Fan Value
Illegal tags.
2012-01-15 VGedX
Command-line GEDCOM validator.
2012-01-14 Fractal Genealogy
Mathematical pedigree.
2012-01-11 Paid Android Genealogy Apps
Mobile genealogy for a price.
2012-01-09 The _UID tag
Common GEDCOM Extension.
2012-01-07 Free Android Genealogy Apps
Mobile genealogy.
2012-01-04 Most Popular Articles of 2011
What you clicked on…
2012-01-03 Twins born in Different Years
New Year happens.
2011-12-30 GeneAwards 2011
The Best and Worst of Genealogy 2011.
2011-12-29 Genealogy Trends 2011
Syncing with a mobile app: there's an API in Public Beta for that. Webinar at 11.
2011-12-28 Genealogy 2011
Genealogy industry & technology developments 2011.
2011-12-22 Genealogy Beta 2011
New and improved geneatechnology.
2011-12-22 FamilySearch Family Tree API Public
Private API is public now.
2011-12-16 GeneaBlog Awards 2011
Four Fine Genealogy Blogs.
2011-12-12 GEDCOM X
FamilySearch GEDCOM Alternative.
2011-12-07 openSNP
Open genetic data.
2011-11-24 Vrouwekerk Plaque
Pilgrim Church Plague.
2011-11-21 MyHeritage buys FamilyLink
The revolution has been sold.
2011-11-03 Many Hands
Public crowd-sourcing.
2011-11-03 Dutch Militia Registers
Crowd-sourced Dutch records.
2011-10-18 Welcome to a Brave New World
Objects in the crystal ball are closer than they appear.
2011-10-13 Dutch Genealogy Application Popularity
The Dutch prefer Dutch.
2011-10-09 Saturday Night Genealogy Size
Genealogy bloggers: more than average.
2011-10-05 The SourceTemplates Initiative
BetterCitation.
2011-09-27 Ancestry for Android Beta
Ancestry goes Android.
2011-09-23 Progeny Embroidery Charts
Family tree fashion.
2011-09-20 MyHeritage buys BackupMyTree
MyBackup.
2011-09-09 Family Tree Maker Complete
New Family Tree Maker bundle lacks Ancestry.com appeal.
2011-09-07 Getting Started with the MyHeritage Family Graph API
Essential undocumented facts & features.
2011-09-03 Some Ancestry Content Publisher Considerations
Give your unique content away?
2011-09-03 Ancestry Content Publisher Programme
Get your digital historical collections onto Ancestry.com.
2011-09-01 MyHeritage App Competition
Seven thousand Euri for YourApp.
2011-08-29 What is New in Family Tree Maker 2012?
New Features.
2011-08-23 Geni Stats Down
Borg Tree assimilation statistics not what they used to be.
2011-08-19 Shared Web Trees
Our Tree.
2011-08-18 Ancestry renames Footnote to Fold3
Footnote folded, Fold3 unfolded.
2011-08-15 MyHeritage Family Graph API
Yet Another Genealogy API.
2011-08-13 Geni Changes
Geni.com just got better - or worse.
2011-08-10 Family Tree Maker SearchService
Undocumented public Ancestry.com web service.
2011-08-05 TreeSync Limitations
Partial Sync.
2011-08-04 FTM Sync Beta
Public TreeSync Beta message board.
2011-08-01 Family Tree Maker 2012 Public Beta
Dropbox Ancestry.
2011-07-31 GED-inline
A Brand New GEDCOM Validator.
2011-07-26 GenDetective Reports
Out of memory.
2011-07-17 A Small Web Genealogy Experiment
Reconstructive geneathology.
2011-07-15 GEDCOM SOUR and DEST
What the standard should have told you.
2011-07-06 Five Freaky Features Your Genealogy Software should not have
A handful of misfeatures.
2011-07-02 Genealogy without Proof is Mythology
Attributing an aphorism on sources.
2011-06-27 Genealogy Citation Standard
There is none?
2011-06-26 Using Geneathologies
Cite as source, not as evidence.
2011-06-14 Genealogy is More Than Archival Research
Dusting off genealogy.
2011-06-10 Getting Started with GenDetective
Ten-Step Welcome Wizard.
2011-06-09 GenDetective Introduction
Genealogy research assistant.
2011-06-04 Some GEDCOM Fan Values
Genealogy software limits.
2011-05-30 AncestorSync Ultimate
AncestorSync for Everything.
2011-05-29 AncestorSync Beta
How to sign up, what to expect.
2011-05-27 How AncestorSync Works
Hot Sync technology.
2011-05-25 AncestorSync versus GenBridge
Somewhat similar, quite different.
2011-05-22 Family Tree Builder 5.1 adds Direct Import
MyImport not interested in legacy applications.
2011-05-17 Ancestry Web Search
Site search plus.
2011-05-16 The Fan Value
Genealogy Software Capability Measurement.
2011-05-14 GedFan
Synthetic ancestral fans.
2011-05-13 TMG 8 Public Beta
Time-warp back to the previous millennium.
2011-05-11 AncestorSync: Sign of the Times
Oh why, oh why? Sign o' the Times.
2011-05-10 GEDCOM Validation
GedChk? VGED about it.
2011-05-08 Genealogy Software Performance Testing
Failure isn't an option. Failure is a fact of life.
2011-05-03 DVDMediaSoft Genealogy Research Software
copy & paste product eBay profits.
2011-04-28 Sherwood Branches Testimonials
Fabricated testimonials for real products.
2011-04-20 Genealogy Application Icons 2011
Small Issue: Large Icons.
2011-04-08 GEDCOM Tags
Documenting GEDCOM.
2011-04-07 Twelve Ordinary Must-Have Genealogy Software Features
Not-so common features.
2011-04-06 geneadware
genealogical adware: perfectly normal?
2011-04-01 Secret Ancestry Marketing Technique revealed
Strategic Celebrity Association Method.
2011-03-29 Do not cite Mythology
Cite selectively.
2011-03-26 Genealogy without Documentation is Mythology
Citing geneathology is crediting mythology.
2011-03-21 “Start with what you know.”
Supposedly good advice.
2011-03-19 Illegitimacy does not cause NPEs
Legitimate brats to blame.
2011-03-15 Agelong Tree 4.0
The name is honest.
2011-03-13 Vital Evidence
Vital info outside vital records.
2011-03-10 Installing Legacy Charting Deluxe on Vista 64-bits
Legacy Family Tree does not work, so you cannot register Legacy Charting?
2011-03-06 Where is my 64-bit Windows Genealogy Software?
Software vendors stuck in Second Millenium?
2011-02-28 Birth Event
Traditional misconception.
2011-02-14 FamilySearch SORD
Yet another genealogy standard?
2011-02-10 My Family Tree Revealed
Coffee Mug Genealogy.
2011-02-07 A Group of Genealogists
Collective noun.
2011-01-29 Dear Tim
Let's talk about Ancestry.com.
2011-01-25 Expert Disconnect
Your Ancestry.com Expert label has been revoked.
2011-01-25 Ancestry.com Expert Connect Alternatives
The services you abandoned before Ancestry abandoned you.
2011-01-24 Leiden Pilgrim Year 2020 Celebrations uncertain
Pilgrim Year 2020 is a political issue.
2011-01-18 Genealogie Online
Dutch Genealogy Empire.
2011-01-14 Discontinued Genealogy Software
No more upgrades.
2011-01-07 GEDCOM 5.6
New: a decade-old standard.
2011-01-06 GenoPro 2011
Genogram diagramming tool.
2011-01-03 Behold FTW TEXT
Lone developer embarrasses billion-dollar corporation.
2010-12-31 GeneAwards 2010
The Best and Worst of Genealogy 2010.
2010-12-31 Branches 1.0
Insert fake testimonial here.
2010-12-29 Genealogy 2010
Retrospective.
2010-12-28 MagiKey Family Tree
Ten year old application is crash-happy.
2010-12-23 Family Tree Maker 2011 GEDCOM Torture Test Results
Doubly fails all three tests.
2010-12-21 Mundia, The Game
Score your genealogy badge.
2010-12-18 Ancestory
the world’s first fully interactive multi-media family tree builder
2010-12-17 Ancestral Quest Basics
Free PAF replacement.
2010-12-15 Genealogy APIs
Programmatic access to genealogy data.
2010-12-15 The Geni Model
Undocumented Geni.com; navigating nodes & edges.
2010-12-15 The Geni API
Roll your own Geni app.
2010-12-07 GeneaBlog Awards 2010
Technical, community and opinionated.
2010-12-06 StamboomNederland: conclusion
Poor webapp is no e-depot.
2010-12-04 Geves 2.0 Beta
Cannot read GEDCOM, cannot write GEDCOM.
2010-12-03 Most Popular Genealogy Application
Vendor claims. Amazon.com bestselling.
2010-12-01 Family Tree Maker Performance: It is Your Fault
Our software is excellent.
2010-11-30 Family Tree Builder 5.0
Ill-mannered application disrecommended.
2010-11-24 Geniology
I am Geni of Borg. Prepare to be assimilated.
2010-11-24 Geni.com Guest Post
You're article is so great that we won't publish it.
2010-11-22 Family Tree Maker on Vista 64-bit
Showstopping three-year old 32-bit design defect.
2010-11-20 Family Tree Maker Service Packs
Basic info & direct download links.
2010-11-05 GEDCOM Alternatives
Spoiled for choice.
2010-11-04 Family Tree Maker for Mac is back
Last year's Windows product on Macintosh today.
2010-11-03 Gaia Family Tree Features
Glamour model refuses GEDCOM duty.
2010-11-02 Gaia Family Tree Installation
You are already registered. Please register again.
2010-10-27 StamboomNederland Paid Features
Paying for GEDCOM, collaboration, media & reports.
2010-10-20 What is Genealogy II
Ontological ruminations.
2010-10-19 Family in Scientific Genealogy
No definition needed.
2010-10-18 StamboomNederland Search
No options.
2010-10-17 Family in Traditional Genealogy Software
Major family tree software lacks sense of family.
2010-10-13 New Site Regional Archive Leiden
Online access to scans.
2010-10-12 The Core of Genealogy
Traditional Issue.
2010-10-10 StamboomNederland GEDCOM Quality
The Mystery of the Disappearing Sources.
2010-10-05 Some Family Tree Maker for Mac Details
Ready to convert?
2010-10-04 A Hurried Introduction to Scientific Genealogy
Quick Start.
2010-10-03 StamboomNederland GEDCOM Export
Raw deal.
2010-10-01 The New We're Related
More advertising.
2010-09-30 FamilyLink MyFamily: going, going, gone?
Stick Figures stuck in limbo.
2010-09-26 StamboomNederland GEDCOM Import
Import issues.
2010-09-23 Ancestry.com Buying Spree
Spending the IPO money.
2010-09-14 BackupMyTree
Repeat performance.
2010-09-12 StamboomNederland Consistency Checks
None at all.
2010-09-11 Getting Started with StamboomNederland: Online Editing
Hurried & slow.
2010-09-09 Getting Started with StamboomNederland: Projects
Public project? Public email.
2009-09-08 StamboomNederland & Verborgen Verleden
Where Do You Think URL?
2010-09-08 Verborgen Verleden
Who Do You Think You Are? goes Dutch.
2010-09-07 StamboomNederland: First Impressions
Family Tree Netherlands.
2010-09-07 Vital Events
Vital clarity.
2009-09-06 “Vital Records” in Traditional Genealogy
Oddly inconsistent definitions.
2010-08-31 Book: Which Genealogy Program?
An eye for detail?
2010-08-29 Researching Biological Genealogy
Biological discoveries are no loss, but a gain.
2010-08-26 webtrees
Old is new again.
2010-08-24 A Gentle Introduction to GEDCOM
Basic facts and real-world issues.
2010-08-23 Traditional Genealogy Software
Traditional aint good enough. We need a new generation.
2010-08-20 Applying the Classical Genealogy Framework
How some issues fit in the framework.
2010-08-20 Simplistic Genealogy
Traditional genealogy within the framework.
2010-08-18 A Framework for Classical Genealogy
Biological, official, legal.
2010-08-15 Two Genealogical Dogmas
Official records aren't biology.
2010-08-13 Adoption in Genealogy
More than two parents.
2010-08-11 Adapted Ahnenlist
Reporting all parents.
2010-08-09 What is genealogy?
Rooting around for a definition.
2010-07-23 The Cost of Genealogy Software
Desktop genealogy software is cheap, very cheap.
2010-07-22 MyHeritage Backup
If you don’t pay extra, we won’t backup your data?
2010-07-13 The Future of Genealogy
Genealogy is doomed, long live genealogy.
2010-07-10 FamilyLink Desktop 1.0
FamilyLink PhotoRobber.
2010-07-07 Genealogical Principle: Facts
Respect the facts you have.
2010-06-30 Direct Descendant
Straight English.
2010-06-27 Ancestry contradicts Ancestry
She said! No, he said! Did! Did not!
2010-06-24 The Dracula Connection
You are related to Dracula!
2010-06-14 Family Forest National Treasure Edition
Hollywood genealogy starring Nicolas Cage.
2010-06-02 Dutch Given Names Database
Half a million Dutch given names.
2010-06-02 MyBadges
How to insult 425 + 1 genealogy bloggers at once.
2010-05-31 Installing TNG on Windows
TNG on web server on Windows.
2010-05-31 WampServer
WAMP bundle.
2010-05-31 WAMP
Windows, Apache, MySQL, PHP.
2010-05-21 Progeny Family Explorer
Nice charts from dated genealogy viewer.
2010-05-19 Fan Chart Plus
Fat Chart.
2010-05-11 Extended Fan Chart
Uncharted ancestral space.
2010-05-03 WebTree no more
FamilyLink abandons family tree revolution.
2010-04-29 Stolpersteine
Stumbling stones.
2010-04-26 Ahnen Chaos
Confusiahn.
2010-04-25 Ahnen Numbering
Ancestor numbering.
2010-04-24 Ahnenlist
Ancestor list.
2010-04-23 Ahnentafel
Ancestor table.
2010-04-09 Ancestry.com Shoebox
Ancestry.com adds handy feature.
2010-04-06 FamilyLink Plus
Plus adds non-existent features - for a fee.
2010-03-04 Faces of America
Series overview with links to full episodes, lesson plans and profiles.
2010-03-01 MyStatistics
Mysterious Jump in Tiny Average.
2010-03-24 Family ChArtist
ChArtistry for the rest of us?
2010-02-14 MyHeritage Security
Development document leaked.
2010-02-10 MyZooof
Gone.
2010-02-09 It’s Our Tree
My Heritage?
2010-02-08 DynasTree Free Tree Promise
Acquired Promise conflicts with business model.
2010-02-05 MyHeritage growing through Acquisitions
Acquire, acquire, acquire.
2010-01-22 Some GEDCOM Torture Test Results
CONCatenation failure.
2010-01-10 Three Torture Tests
Extreme GEDCOM.
2010-01-08 Twitter Genealogy
Twitter for genealogists.
2009-12-30 GeneAwards 2009
Best and Worst of Genealogy 2009.
2009-12-30 Genealogy 2009
The Year in Genealogy.
2009-12-27 RootsMagic 4
Rebuild recommended.
2009-12-22 MyHeritage Family Tree Builder 4.0
Fundamentally flawed.
2009-12-18 MyHeritage Family Tree Builder 4.0 installation
Ill-behaved.
2009-12-12 Mundia First Look
Ancestry.com goes social on FaceBook.
2009-12-04 Dutch Family Names Bank
Dutch name distribution.
2009-12-01 Behold 0.99.2 Beta GEDCOM
Behold goes Unicode.
2009-11-30 GeneaBlog Awards 2009
More outstanding genealogy blogs.
2009-11-27 MyBlood 1.0
Better than Family Tree Maker?
2009-10-23 Daub Ages! 1.53
Seriously good features with serious weaknesses.
2009-11-20 RootsMagic Essentials
Essentially RootsMagic for free.
2009-11-18 Place Name Standardisation Basics
No abbreviations or adornments.
2009-11-04 FamilySearch Community Trees
The Mystery of the Living dead.
2009-10-21 GenSoftReviews Ranking 2009
Users rank the best and worst.
2009-10-10 Citing Waves
Citing Waves is easier.
2009-10-10 Gadget Genealogy
Creating genealogy waves.
2009-10-10 The Wavy Way
Doing things the Google Wave way.
2009-09-16 Embla Family Treasures 8
Treasure trouble.
2009-09-11 Embla Family Treasures 8 GEDCOM
Embarrassing.
2009-08-25 A Guide to Genlias
Need to-know facts, tips & tricks.
2009-08-23 New York Nieuw-Amsterdam
Dutch origins of Manhattan.
2009-08-17 WorldVitalRecords
Cheap site.
2009-08-11 GenSeek on Facebook
GenSeek shows it new face.
2009-08-09 RootsMagic PAF Import
data divorce.
2009-08-07 RootsMagic Alternate Names
Sorting out the sort problem.
2009-08-07 Splitting Names
Picking up the pieces.
2009-07-29 WorldHistory FaceBook Games
History Quiz: Remember when they introduced History Warrior?
2009-07-29 WorldHistory
copy & paste history in the mix
2009-07-21 FamilyLink My Family
Sticky Figures.
2009-07-15 FamilyLink abandoning FamilyLink
FamilyLink facts, opinion and speculation.
2009-07-12 MyHeritage lowering Limit again
Downsizing.
2009-07-09 GenealogyWise
Another ning.com for genealogists.
2009-07-07 Synthetic Genealogy
A grave idea that does not rub you.
2009-07-04 The Most Important Genealogy Software Feature
What you really Must Have.
2009-06-29 Average Size Month
A Sizeable Overview.
2009-06-28 FTW TEXT Articles
Quick overview of FTW TEXT articles.
2009-06-26 Ancestry.com and FTW TEXT
Why Ancestry.com should make FTM 16 free.
2009-06-24 Ancestry using Silverlight
Microsoft case study not positive about Flash genealogy.
2009-06-23 GEDCOM Usage Conventions
Writing about GEDCOM.
2009-06-22 Documenting FTW TEXT
FTW TEXT documentation do's and don'ts.
2009-06-18 Genealogy Database Average, Median and Mode
Does it mean anything?
2009-06-17 Average GenCircles Size
Zero Bias?
2009-06-16 MLM Genealogy
Vampire marketing.
2009-06-13 Average Genealogy Hosting Size
Average is decreasing?
2009-06-13 Average WebTree Size
An Averaged Year.
2009-06-12 Average GEDCOM Upload Size
Biased results.
2009-06-11 Limited Genealogy
Limits have limiting effects.
2009-06-10 Desktop Size versus Upload Size
It's not the same thing.
2009-06-09 Figuring out Average Genealogy Size
Calculating average size is a mean problem.
2009-06-09 MyHeritage wins Award?
MyHeritage PADding itself on back.
2009-06-07 Social GEDCOM Formula
An average formula for sizeable social genealogy success.
2009-06-05 Social Genealogy Success
Some ideas for improving social genealogy metrics.
2009-06-05 Social Genealogy Metrics
Measuring social genealogy success.
2009-06-04 Average Size is a Statistic
The average size is less than 10 and more than 4.000.000.
2009-06-03 How Geni beats We’re Related
How come Geni is three times as good?
2009-05-31 Average Number of Nth Generation Descendants
As easy as throwing coins into jars.
2009-05-30 My Large is Smaller than Yours
With some vendors, large means small, tiny or minuscule.
2009-05-28 Medium Size Genealogy
A rough calculation of a medium size ancestry database.
2009-05-27 Resource: Genealogy Companies on Twitter
Twittering Genealogy Companies.
2009-05-20 Dealing with FTW TEXT
What to do about FTW TEXT: ignore, support or inform?
2009-05-18 GenealogyCloud
Cumulus Genealogicus.
2009-05-14 FaceBook Genealogy
Genealogy applications on FaceBook.
2009-05-13 Supporting FTW TEXT
FTW TEXT in addition to GEDCOM or FGTEWDTCEOXMT instead?
2009-05-10 GEDCOM Magic
How to recognise GEDCOM (and FTW TEXT).
2009-05-07 The FTW TEXT Problem
The problem that FTW TEXT causes.
2009-05-06 FTW TEXT
No such thing as abbreviated tags in GEDCOM.
2009-05-04 The Importance of Being Consistent
Consistency checks are a fundamental feature of genealogy software.
2009-05-03 New FamilyLink Site integrates with FaceBook
We're Related on the web.
2009-05-01 Pilgrims welcomed in Leiden again
Four hundredth Anniversary of the Arrival of the Pilgrims in Leiden.
2009-05-01 New Pilgrim Archives Web Site
Pilgrim museum director unveils Pilgrim Archives web site at invitation of Pilgrim museum curator.
2009-04-29 RootsMagic 4 Consistency Checks
Consistent results.
2009-04-24 Same Name Children Consistency Check
The Same Name Children problem and its solution.
2009-04-22 Genealogy Date Basics
Calendar support and date arithmetic are fundamental.
2009-04-21 GEDCOM date phrases
When a date field isn't a date field.
2009-04-10 Dutch Manhattan Coin
Miniscule 3D map of Manhattan for 5 Euro.
2009-04-09 RootsMagic 4 Web Pages
Hardly changed?
2009-04-07 Night Watch identities revealed
Forensic genealogy solves centuries old riddle.
2009-04-02 Barack Obama and I: We’re related!
Everyone is related to Obama.
2009-03-25 RootsMagic 4 GEDCOM
Need 4 speed?
2009-03-18 MyFamily GenSeek Logo
A logo branch of a different company tree.
2009-03-04 FTW GEDCOM
Family Tree Maker Classic GEDCOM problems and solutions.
2009-02-21 GENDEX Sites
GENDEX lives.
2009-02-12 Geni.com Grumblings
Geni.com disconnects distant cousins.
2009-02-05 Family Tree Maker 2009 Service Pack 1 Available
Install registers problem.
2009-02-04 Vista Genealogy Icons
Who's got the look?
2009-02-02 GenSeek
Seek and ye shall find 2.0.
2009-02-01 FamilyLink Site
Two new FamilyLink.com sites.
2009-01-17 My Family Health Portrait
Sick program may get healthy competition.
2009-01-13 1911 Census is Live
Hatches battened to weather heavy visitor storm.
2009-01-08 First Look at RootsMagic 4 Preview
Promising more features.
2009-01-06 Behold release disappoints
Same old code.
2009-01-03 RootsMagic 4 Preview
RootsMagic 4 revealed.
2009-01-02 MyHeritage hijacking homepages
MyHeritage switches search engine of Family Tree Builder users.
2008-12-27 Wine Genealogy
Wine ratings for genealogy software.
2008-12-22 GeneAwards 2008
Best and worst of genealogy 2008.
2008-12-20 GeneaBlog Awards
Some outstanding genealogy blogs.
2008-12-15 Family Tree Maker 2009
FTM 2008 Take Two.
2008-12-12 Family Tree Maker 2009 Technology
Dated components.
2008-12-10 GenSoftReviews overall rating
Highest rated by the users.
2008-12-08 Social Genealogy Sites
List of sites from the Social Genealogy article separated into a resource.
2008-12-06 MyBlood 1.0 Alpha 1
Brand new program’s pre-release does not impress.
2008-11-22 Family Historian 3.1.2
Vendor claims 100 % GEDCOM compatibility, but cannot handle GEDCOM files.
2008-11-11 The Family Tree Maker Book Building Promise
Free FTM 2009 upgrade for all FTM 2008 customers?
2008-11-08 LongFamilyHistory 2.0
Version 2.0 is an improvement.
2008-10-31 Time Invention of the Year 2008
DNA tests at your local discount store.
2008-10-15 It’s Our Tree Home Edition 1.0
Anorexic application lacks the muscle to move.
2008-09-28 FamilyTreeFactory 6
Charting program is GEDCOM converter.
2008-09-25 GenSoftReviews
Consumer genealogy reviews.
2008-09-20 We’re Related users to be spammed?
Paul Allen planning promotional mailings…
2008-09-19 The Family Tree Maker 2009 Free Upgrade Debacle
How to seriously annoy your customers.
2008-09-19 FamilyLink is FamilyHistoryLink Now
Web site changes domain name without warning.
2008-09-13 Footnote is not Facebook
Facebook for the Dead?
2008-09-02 GeneAward Design
GeneAwards goes graphical.
2008-08-22 Confucius Cup 2008
The torture test for the titans of genealogy software.
2008-08-17 Genea Tech Tip: Register FTM 2008
Register to receive FTM 2009.
2008-08-17 Genealogical Record: Most Married
A merry married record.
2008-08-16 Confucius Cascade
A practical approach to test slow genealogy software.
2008-08-11 The Confucius Challenge
Only the best software need to try.
2008-08-09 Two Huge GEDCOM Files
A different species.
2008-08-06 Genealogy Software is slow
Our family trees keep growing, software is not keeping up.
2008-08-04 TribalJunction
Fish Tank Boarding School Genealogy.
2008-08-02 knol is a turnip
Knol isn’t a lemon.
2008-08-02 Relatives 1.0
Graphical performance.
2008-07-18 Family History Hosting
John Cardinal has a second site.
2008-07-16 Genealogical Record: Largest Documented Family Tree
Ten thousand ancestors and descendants documented.
2008-07-10 Modern Genealogy Beta
Beta sign-up for new genealogy software.
2008-07-08 More about Legacy Charting
Zooming in for a closer look..
2008-07-05 AncestralSpace
Genealogical community without genealogical features.
2008-07-01 Family Tree Maker 2009 Beta Test
Ancestry.com calls for FTM 2009 Beta Testers.
2008-06-28 Map My Ancestors 1.0
A new program for showing your data in Google Earth.
2008-06-27 Family Tree Pilot 1.0
New tree drawing program.
2008-06-26 FamilyLink introduces WebTree
FamilyLink promises amazing charts, confuses records with ancestors.
2008-06-26 Legacy 7
Unresolved issues.
2008-06-20 Ancestry.com sues Millennia for trademark infringement
Picks on leaf from another tree. Comparison shows Ancestry.com design to be unoriginal.
2008-05-29 Genealogical Record: Most Children
A few twins, triplets and quadruplets add up to a large family.
2008-05-28 Genealogical Record: Longest Name
More than 256 characters, much more...
2008-05-25 GEDCOM Import Speed GedStar Basic 5.2, GedStar Pro 3.2 & GedWise 6.2
Additional measurements for the GEDCOM Import Speed overview.
2008-05-24 GEDCOM Import Speed Legacy Charting & GENViewer 1.15
Additional measurements for the GEDCOM Import Speed overview.
2008-05-23 Heredis 10
French genealogy program Heredis version 10 for Windows.
2008-05-22 GEDCOM Import Speed PAF 5, Legacy 6 & RootsMagic 3.2.5
Additional measurements for the GEDCOM Import Speed overview.
2008-05-19 Some Thoughts on GRAMPS for Windows
GRAMPS project claims to run on Windows yet disowns GRAMPS for Windows; how to move forward?
2008-05-13 Geni adds GEDCOM
Geni.com GEDCOM support; issues and performance.
2008-05-12 Genea 1.4.1 GEDCOM performance
A look at GEDCOM import speed now that Genea version 1.4.1 imports and exports GEDCOM files.
2008-05-07 Family Tree Maker 2008 Service Pack 3
FTM2008 SP3 and GEDCOM import speed..
2008-05-06 GEDCOM Import Speed
Collected GEDCOM import measurements..
2008-05-06 The Family Tree Maker 2008 Service Pack 3 Beta Experience
Family Tree Maker 2008: Beta Software.
2008-05-04 Hereditree 2008
New Australian genealogy program.
2008-04-04 Aldfaer 4.0
Fourth major release of popular Dutch genealogy program.
2008-03-19 New Family Tree Maker versions
Overview of FTM versions, with dates, remarks and installation notes.
2008-03-15 A Short Look at LongFamilyHistory
A first look at a new genealogy program.
2008-03-12 Free Genetic Genealogy Book
Free introductory book about Genetic Genealogy.
2008-03-04 Millennia introduces Legacy Charting
A first look at Millennia’s entry into genealogy charting software.
2008-02-28 Genea 1.2
Genea 1.2 adds GEDCOM import, making it ripe for review.
2008-02-22 Privacy International files complaint against Ancestry.com
Privacy International files complaint about Ancestry.com DNA service likely violating European and national privacy and data protection laws.
2008-02-17 Genealogical Record: Largest Family Tree
Confucius say: so many descendants.
2008-01-24 Minister of Justice an Illegal Alien?
Dutch minister is not who he says he is?
2008-01-15 The Master Genealogist Version 7
Review of Wholly Genes’ TMG version 7.
2008-01-11 Ancestry.com inviting Family Tree Maker 2008 Patch Testers
Ancestry.com FTM blog invites FTM 2008 users to become patch testers.
2008-01-03 Social Genealogy
2007 Trend: Social Genealogy.
2007-12-24 WinGeno 1.0
Genogram editor.
2007-12-20 GeneAwards 2007
Best and worst of genealogy 2007.
2007-12-12 WinFamily 7
Announced back in 2004, WinFamily 7 is here.
2007-11-27 MyHeritage Family Tree Builder 2.0
Free download includes Smart Matching, or does it?
2007-08-27 Internet Biographical Collection
Ancestry.com appropriating ancestries
2007-08-04 Family Tree Maker 2008 released
FTM2008 out of beta and now selling as successor to FTM16.
2007-07-10 Early look at Family Tree Maker 2008 Beta
Family Tree Maker 2008 Open Beta, first impressions.
2007-06-27 First try of Geves
First look at a new genealogy application that the author bills as the Ultimate Genealogy Software.
2007-08-10 OhmiGene adds UTF-16 support
The latest version of ohmiGene supports UTF-16 and drops GmC.
2007-07-30 FTM 2008 Beta breaks compatibility with FTW 2 Defect
Family Tree Maker 2008 cannot read FTW 2 files, Behold can.
2007-05-30 Ancestral Quest 12
Ancestral Quest still disappoints PAF user.
2007-03-19 The Effect of FoxPro’s Death on Genealogy
Forced changes.
2006-12-21 Best and Worst of Genealogy 2006
A few awards.
2006-12-20 GenoPro 2007
Review of GenoPro 2.0, now known as GenoPro 2007.