Blog

2019

How to Add a Source - part 1: Provenance

Wednesday 3 April 2019 by Fouke Boss

Every time you add a new source to your research project, Centurial requires you to enter details about the source itself. Why is that, and how does it work? Read more

Evidence-based Genealogy - part 2: types of evidence

Sunday 10 March 2019 by Fouke Boss

Evidence can be categorized into several types: direct, indirect and negative. These types, and the way Centurial supports them, are the subject of this blog. Read more

Evidence-based Genealogy - part 1: what is evidence?

Friday 15 February 2019 by Fouke Boss

Centurial claims to be true evidence-based genealogy software. In this blog we define evidence, and we demonstrate how Centurial helps you to extract evidence from sources. Read more

How to enter a Date

Wednesday 23 January 2019 by Fouke Boss

Centurial supports an already extensive and growing collection of calendars. In this blog we discuss the various ways in which you can enter a date in Centurial. Read more

Centurial and the GEDCOM

Saturday 5 January 2019 by Fouke Boss

A major new feature in versions 1.7 and 1.8 of Centurial is the support for GEDCOM. But the specification for GEDCOM is over 20 years old and is not very evidence-based. This blog documents the design principles for the implementation of GEDCOM support in Centurial. Read more