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I trust you've been paying attention to Autodesk's drive to the Cloud over the last few months.
Carl Bass, Autodesk's CEO,  recently stated that all Autodesk core applications will have the ability to run from the Cloud within only 2-3 years.

Autodesk 360 is Built In

One of the niffty tricks built into AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 (and all AutoCAD 2013 based products) is the ability…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags hotfix, 2013, autodesk 360

My how time flies and the world keeps on turning into the future.

Old Autodesk Logo

Autodesk officially turned 30 years old today. Congrats are in order.

Does that Mean We Can't Trust Them Anymore?

Sorry. I just couldn't resist.

Back then I was…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags autodesk

I want to Play with ITS all day.

What the heck is ITS 4 AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012? 

Interactive Terrain Shaping = ITS

Autodesk Labs released a technology preview of new surface modeling tools for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012.

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags 2012, surface, grading, autodesk labs

Last week I posted about Best Fit Alignments and Profiles in Civil 3D. Autodesk Labs also upped the game at least for "vertical alignment optimization".

Autodesk Labs released a cloud based application for 64-bit AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 called

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags alignment, profile, best fit, autodesk labs

The Pour and Hurl is over and somehow I still have a voice. Now I get to suck one or two of my opposing thumbs and settle down and listen to others. What was I thinking?

I signed up for a full day classes but I also planned to prowl for other things today so I may catch only some of the classes in signed up for Live.

Like I said I know AU On-line really rocks. That turned out to…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags AU, AU2011, Autodesk University