The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding – DearMYRTLE’s Family History Hour

January 31, 2006

Update: You can find the interview/discussion here.

Darrin Lythgoe is going to be interviewed tonight on DearMYRTLE’s Family History Hour (watch that site for more information). Darrin is the creator/developer for The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding – an online genealogy application that allows genealogists and family members to easily collaborate over the internet, using PHP and a database such as MySQL.

The link/interview hasn’t been posted yet, but you can track the link above, or this link.

Eastman’s Review of Ancestral Author

January 31, 2006

Dick Eastman (Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter) has published a review of Ancestral Author 2.5, which recently came out. Ancestral Author is a Windows genealogy utility that builds Adobe Acrobat PDF files from GEDCOM files.

His opionion: This is a very nice program, one that will appeal to many people. It allows you to share genealogy information in an attractive format that cannot be easily extracted and placed into other databases. It can be used on the web, on floppy disks or CD-ROM disks that you create and distribute, or by simply emailing the file to others. Rod Sullivan has a winner.

You can read the full review here.

Genbox Family History 3.6.3

January 29, 2006

Genbox Family History has been updated to version 3.6.2. Genbox is a Windows genealogy applications that offers you all the tools, with all the power and flexibility, that you have been wishing for in a genealogy program. Charts, reports, search, media, full sourcing capabilities, and much more..

Update Summary
– Dutch (Netherlands), German, Danish, and Polish translations updated.
– The “results” of the most recent report are now written to the special activity list “Report Results”. For narrative reports, this is a list of the main entry individuals. For custom reports, this is a list of the main entries after filtering.
– Problems corrected with both GEDCOM export and import
– Various other fixes

Full Release Notes

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