Sharing Family Diagrams with Clients.

By |2020-05-20T13:21:46-09:00May 20th, 2020|Family Diagram|

Professional systems coaches may want to share a client's diagram with that client once the client is ready to manage their diagram themselves. However, while a client can simply import their diagram file from a coach into the free version of Family Diagram, they cannot save that one free diagram outside of the app. That [...]

Family Diagram: How to zoom into a date range on the timeline

By |2020-04-29T22:36:48-09:00April 29th, 2020|Family Diagram|

Sometimes you have a cluster of dates that you would like to zoom into on the bottom timeline. For example, you may have a case where all of the dates fall into a small range some years in the past. These events may be be packed together so tightly on the bottom graphical timeline that [...]

Family Diagram v1.0.0 Released for macOS!

By |2020-04-22T17:42:01-09:00April 20th, 2020|Family Diagram, Systems Coaching|

Family Diagram v1.0.0 has been released for macOS! Anyone can download it for free to work on their own family. Those who want to edit multiple diagrams may purchase a paid subscription. Click here to download Family Diagram. You can find a comprehensive user manual within the app under Help -> User Manual. It has information [...]

Family Diagram App Release is Imminent

By |2020-04-10T19:47:40-09:00April 10th, 2020|Family Diagram|

Commercial release coming soon Family Diagram is going to be released very soon. It will be available on a subscription basis for $199.99/year, or $19.99/month. Anyone will be able to download and work on one diagram for free. This will allow anyone to work on their own diagram for free. Free users will be able to [...]

Some Guidelines for Systems Models

By |2020-02-16T18:49:02-09:00February 16th, 2020|Systems Coaching, Theory|

How you understand a problem determines what you do to solve it. The accuracy of that understanding determines the efficacy of your solution. How then, to determine what a more sophisticated model of a complex problem looks like? What is systems thinking? What is a systems model? This presentation addresses these questions. [...]

PyQt5 development sysroot build script

By |2020-01-08T19:04:06-09:00January 8th, 2020|Programming|

Here is a bash script I made to automate building my development sysroot on macOS. Edit to your liking. #!/bin/sh set -e export QT_VERSION=5.14.0-patched export PYTHON_VERSION=3.6.4-patched export SIP_VERSION=4.19.19 export PYQT_VERSION=5.13.1 export PYQT_PURCHASING_VERSION=5.13.0-patched export QSCINTILLA_VERSION=2.11.2 if [ `hostname` = "vedanamedia" ]; then # production export QT_CONFIG_OPTS="-release -no-gui -no-feature-network -no-feature-xml -skip qtdeclarative" else export QT_CONFIG_OPTS="-debug -no-framework" [...]

Family Diagram Public Beta Available Now

By |2019-12-18T10:40:42-09:00December 18th, 2019|Family Diagram, Uncategorized|

A beta version of Family Diagram is available now to the public! Fill out this form to download the beta version of Family Diagram. While the beta diagram is fully functional is free of charge, the app will only be available on a paid subscription basis once it is released in the Mac App Store. A [...]

Timeline in Family Diagram app

By |2017-08-03T15:48:16-09:00August 3rd, 2017|Family Diagram, Programming|

The diagram reflects the ebb and flow of emotional process through the generations. It defines the vicissitudes of a living organism, the multigenerational family. (Family Evaluation, pp. 306) Here is a demo of the timeline feature in the Family Diagram app. This demonstrates the breadth of the data that can be organized in this tool, [...]