Autodesk is making a serious push to get the folks in Civil 3D Land to employ Autodesk’s cloud-based BIM 360 solutions. You might tend to want to pursue an ostrich strategy for BIM 360. That might not be a good idea. In some project-based contexts BIM 360 makes sense where you have aware partners who want to play the collaboration game more deeply. BIM 360 can make the management…Read more
The Autodesk Civil programming group and others spent a good part of the last programming year working on the improved interoperability between Autodesk and ESRI applications. They also invested in their own internal software interop challenges in be it in Civil 3D, Map 3D, Infraworks, BIM 360, and some Extensions and Addons. If we do the work to make the code work in the daily grind for our clients,…Read more
There is a chance this post will yak about the new Infraworks 2020.1 release and the Civil 3D 2020.1+ Update wizbang before the new public build of Infraworks 2020.1 slaps us in the face. Autodesk has a bunch of important Infraworks/Civil 3D interop AddOns to update and sync up as well.
Autodesk has released public videos of some of the new Infraworks 2020.1 release features…Read more
The Autodesk and ESRI interoperability agreement was big industry news last year. Some might say this was like Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali deciding to be best buds and then become a WWF tag team. Talk about being up in someone’s grill. Sorry George Foreman. I just couldn’t resist.
Both the BIM/AEC/CAD gorilla and the GIS gorilla had good strategic and tactical reasons to do this in the…Read more
There’s a new Civil 3D 2020.1+ Update and a new Civil 3D 2019.3+ Update on the street. If you are in the middle of a project, you have other more practical concerns for the moment. You have concerns that a new Update may break something you depend on. It happens more often than we like.Read more
We could call this the Does Mikey Like It? approach to…