Blogs

  • Between the Poles

    Between the Poles

    Large public project in U.S. mandates BIM for full-life-cycle construction
    Published. January 1, 1970

    One of the largest municipal bond-financed construction projects in the United States has mandated building information modeling (BIM), targetting not only design and construction, but as a permanent record of college assets for use during operations and maintenance. The Los......


  • Between the Lines

    Between the Lines

    Spring Fusion 360 Event at Portland Community College
    Published. February 22, 2018

    Presented by the PCC CADD department: Enjoy hands-on 3D learning in this informal workshop featuring Autodesk Fusion 360 and CADD instructor Phil Eichmiller. Stay a little, stay all day. Who: Anyone can attend When: Friday, March 30, 2018 from 9:00am-4:00pm. Where: PCC Southeast campus, room MT117 Cost: FREE...


  • Through the Interface

    Through the Interface

    One mans trash another RS-232 breakout box (Sold!)
    Published. January 1, 1970

    In response to the last “one man’s trash” post I actually received two emails: the first from Kean Maizels, who ended up receiving the box, and the second from an old friend and former colleague from the UK, Phil Gill, who just missed out. Luckily the Neuchatel office’s “recycler in chief”, Francesco Tonioni, managed to find a second breakout box (he’d also found the one that launched this whole initiative, of course). A different model than the first, but with similar capabilities....


  • Revit w Polsce

    Revit w Polsce

    Autodesk Design Review – program niedoceniany?
    Published. January 1, 1970

    Autodesk Design Review (ADR) jest darmow? przegl?dark? otwieraj?c? i zapisuj?c? pliki DWF i DWFx. Moja skromna pami?? si?ga 2005 roku kiedy, podczas Autodesk University w Orlando na Florydzie, Autodesk bardzo mocno promowa? format DWF (obecnie DWFx). Wiekszo?c aplikacji Autodesk daje mozliow?? zapisu w tych formatach. Przypuszczam, ?e ka?dy u?ytkownik programu......


  • Po prostu Inventor

    Po prostu Inventor

    Autodesk Inventor - Projektowanie form wtryskowych
    Published. January 1, 1970

    Dzisiejsz? prezentacj? przygotowa? dla Was mój kolega Piotr Burzy?ski z ProCAD. Zapraszam do ogl?dania:...


  • Village BIM

    Village BIM

    Appel à candidature pour le Autodesk AEC Showreel 2018
    Published. January 1, 1970

    Comme chaque année Autodesk est à la recherche de projets iconiques dans le domaine de l’Architecture, de l’Ingénierie et de la Construction (AEC) afin de les mettre en valeur au travers de son Showreel 2018. Outre le fait de participer à une formidable aventure, le showreel est véritablement la vitrine......


  • Line//Shape//Space

    Line//Shape//Space

    No Grown-Ups Allowed: woom’s Lightweight Bikes Are Just for Kids
    Published. February 22, 2018

    Designer Christian Bezdeka, cofounder of woom Bikes, is on a mission to create lightweight, sustainable rides—for kids only....


  • Revit w Polsce

    Revit w Polsce

    Autodesk Design Review – program niedoceniany?
    Published. January 1, 1970

    Autodesk Design Review (ADR) jest darmow? przegl?dark? otwieraj?c? i zapisuj?c? pliki DWF i DWFx. Moja skromna pami?? si?ga 2005 roku kiedy, podczas Autodesk University w Orlando na Florydzie, Autodesk bardzo mocno promowa? format DWF (obecnie DWFx). Wiekszo?c aplikacji Autodesk daje mozliow?? zapisu w tych formatach. Przypuszczam, ?e ka?dy u?ytkownik programu......


  • It's Alive in the Lab

    It's Alive in the Lab

    Manufacturing Leadership Council: A Future of Making Things Connected
    Published. January 1, 1970

    Autodesk makes software for people who make things. If you've ever driven a high-performance car, admired a towering skyscraper, used a smartphone, or watched a great film, chances are you've experienced what millions of Autodesk customers are doing with our......


  • The Building Coder

    The Building Coder

    Retrieving Newly Created Element Ids
    Published. January 1, 1970

    An add-in will often need to retrieve the elements that it just created for further processing. Frequently, the Revit API method used to create them will return their element ids. Sometimes, that is not the case. Now this topic arose again in a couple of cases and brought some other aspects to mind Using the element lister Consecutive element ids Retrieving recently added elements AEC job openings in Munich and elsewhere......


  • It is Alive in the Lab

    It is Alive in the Lab

    Manufacturing Leadership Council: A Future of Making Things Connected
    Published. January 1, 1970

    Autodesk makes software for people who make things. If you've ever driven a high-performance car, admired a towering skyscraper, used a smartphone, or watched a great film, chances are you've experienced what millions of Autodesk customers are doing with our......


  • Civil - Made in France

    Civil - Made in France

    Esri et Autodesk - What's next ?
    Published. January 1, 1970

    Le partenariat entre Esri et Autodesk a été annoncé le 15 novembre dernier. Il est encore trop tôt pour avoir la traduction concrète de la convergence des spécialités (SIG et BIM) dans les technologies et solutions proposées aux utilisateurs. Toutefois les orientations des réflexions en cours sont évoquées dans un article récemment mis en ligne (en anglais)....


  • Being Civil

    Being Civil

    Where are Civil 3D Country Kits?
    Published. January 1, 1970

    There was an ongoing confusion when it comes to locating Country Kits. Sometimes they would be posted on accounts page, sometimes available publicly. Sometimes they were released sooner and sometimes later. You get the point. The truth is that some......


  • Mental Ray

    Mental Ray

    Architectural Visualisation & Verified Views
    Published. January 1, 1970

         Viz-Tech Support video promo 2018.Around the clock technical support on live projects or any type of Q&A, via skype, whatsapp, TeamViewer, email, text, etc, for $50 per month                   Tips & tricks for architectural Visualisation : Part 2This part 2 series will focus mainly on proprietary rendering tools such as batch camera render; and on a fantastic tool/script for Verified Views Methodology/PlanningThe 3d...


  • AutoCAD Insider

    AutoCAD Insider

    Clouding your Changes
    Published. January 1, 1970

    Ha! I like the theme of this post, it combines ch-ch-ch-changes (aka revisions) with clouds! Revision clouds are a quick and easy way for you to indicate changes on a drawing. Access the Revision Cloud tool from the Annotate ribbon......


  • Around the Corner

    Around the Corner

    Compiler versions for Maya 2018
    Published. February 2, 2018

    This is an update on previous posts, for older versions, they can be found here: Maya 2017, Maya 2016 Extension 2, Maya 2016,Maya 2015, Maya 2014, Maya 2008 to 2013. Basically, the windows build environment of Maya 2018 was upgraded to Visual Studio 2015. The details are listed as follow with links. Maya 2018 Windows 64bit: Win7x64 SP1 Visual Studio 2015 Update 3(14.0.25431.01), WindowsSDKVersion=10.0.10586.0 .Net framework 4.5.1 Intel Composer XE 2016 Update 3 (16.0.3.207) Linux 64bit: RHEL/CentOS...


  • Under the Hood

    Under the Hood

    Got an Idea? Let us Know!
    Published. January 1, 1970

    Do you have an idea you want to share with the Vault team? We want to hear from you on our Idea forum. Your thoughts could help us improve the product quality and efficiency by telling the group what areas we can improve to help you get your work done.......


  • BIM Toolbox

    BIM Toolbox

    Bim 360 Document Management update
    Published. January 1, 1970

    Autodesk has been putting a lot of time and effort into creating the BIM 360 offering over the last couple of years. It's Common Data Platform, BIM 360 Document Management is a clear example of Autodesk's commitment to Connected BIM. I would encourage all to check out the current status......


  • BIM Toolbox

    BIM Toolbox

    Bim 360 Document Management update
    Published. January 1, 1970

    Autodesk has been putting a lot of time and effort into creating the BIM 360 offering over the last couple of years. It's Common Data Platform, BIM 360 Document Management is a clear example of Autodesk's commitment to Connected BIM. I would encourage all to check out the current status......


  • Manufacturing DevBlog

    Manufacturing DevBlog

    Inventor API: Change sketch parameters of draft view in drawing document
    Published. January 1, 1970

    By Xiaodong Liang In drawing document, draft view also contains sketch with the similar functionalities of genetic sketch in part or assembly. While it looks the dimension constraint of the sketch entities are not managed by Parameter in the document. With API, we can still access these parameters and manipulate......


  • The Geospatial Navigator

    The Geospatial Navigator

    Können Zeichnungen von AutoCAD Map 3D 2018 zum Autodesk Infrastructure Map Server 2017 publiziert werden?
    Published. January 1, 1970

    Die letzte Version von Autodesk Infrastructure Map Server ist 2017, aber im Einsatz ist AutoCAD Map 3D 2018. Können Zeichnungen von AutoCAD Map 3D 2018 zum Autodesk Infrastructure Map Server 2017 trotzdem publiziert werden?...


  • Maya Station

    Maya Station

    Maya 2018 Update 2
    Published. January 1, 1970

    Before the Christmas break Autodesk released Maya 2018 Update 2. This release follows up to a big Update 1 that was released a few months earlier. The release notes can be found here. Downloads are available through the Autodesk Accounts Portal for current subscription users. Cheers! Nelson...


  • The MEP CAD Engineer

    The MEP CAD Engineer

    AU 2017 and End of Year Wrap Up…Time’s Flying!
    Published. January 1, 1970

    When I started this article, I was just getting back from the Thanksgiving break, and busy pulling out Christmas ornaments. One of the things I’m liking the best is moving AU from after Thanksgiving to before, as it gives me more time to spend with family and friends over the holidays, and not feel so rushed. So this, we took a little pre-vacation, and spend some time in Park City, UT before driving down to Vegas.If you ever get a chance to visit, I highly recommend it. The Waldorf Astoria we stayed...


  • AEC DevBlog

    AEC DevBlog

    Register now for Autodesk DevDays Online Webinars
    Published. January 9, 2018

    Join us for the series of seven DevDays Webinars that begin on February 6th. DevDays Online is the best way keep up to date with new and upcoming technology and features. After the introductory business-oriented session that will review Autodesk’s business growth curves—past, present and future, most of the webinars......


  • AutoCAD DevBlog

    AutoCAD DevBlog

    Register now for Autodesk DevDays Online Webinars
    Published. January 1, 1970

    Join us for the series of seven DevDays Webinars that begin on February 6th. DevDays Online is the best way keep up to date with new and upcoming technology and features. After the introductory business-oriented session that will review Autodesk’s business growth curves—past, present and future, most of the webinars......


  • Infrastructure Modeling DevBlog

    Infrastructure Modeling DevBlog

    Register now for Autodesk DevDays Online Webinars
    Published. January 9, 2018

    Join us for the series of seven DevDays Webinars that begin on February 6th. DevDays Online is the best way keep up to date with new and upcoming technology and features. After the introductory business-oriented session that will review Autodesk’s business growth curves—past, present and future, most of the webinars......


  • Beyond the Paper

    Beyond the Paper

    Updated: What's so hot about that Autodesk Forge thing?
    Published. January 1, 1970

    Let's say you've been an Autodesk customer for a long time. You've got decades of your intellectual property captured in AutoCAD drawings. If you'd like to leverage that data to showcase your work to your customers, then Autodesk Forge is......


  • Mod the Machine

    Mod the Machine

    "The installation failed" for app store plug-ins
    Published. January 1, 1970

    When installing a Fusion 360 app from the Autodesk App Store, the installer simply copies the so called bundle (hence the .bundle extension on the folder) into the appropriate "ApplicationPlugins" folder - the location depends on where you installed Fusion......


  • Beyond Moldflow Insight

    Beyond Moldflow Insight

    New Article for the new centerline feature
    Published. January 1, 1970

    On Autodesk Knowledge Network a new article was published that described How to use the new centerline feature in 2018.2 follow this LINK...


  • In the Pipes

    In the Pipes

    Sunnyside Up! (Secrets in Plant 3D 2018.1.1)
    Published. January 1, 1970

    Hidden Secrets in Plant 3D 2018.1.1! Hello everyone!! I would be remiss to not tell you about two wonderful secrets embedded in our 2018.1.1 release of Plant 3D by the finest team I've had the pleasure of working with. Is......


  • Beyond Design

    Beyond Design

    SmartPlant 3D loaders for Navisworks – Updated!
    Published. January 1, 1970

    Hi Everyone, Just wanted to provide an update for SmartPlant 3D (.vue) file format support in Navisworks. On Friday we published updates to the 2016, 207 plugins and published a new 2018 version of this popular plugin for Navisworks. The update incorporates fixes for some customer reported issues, as well......


  • Beyond Design

    Beyond Design

    SmartPlant 3D loaders for Navisworks – Updated!
    Published. January 1, 1970

    Hi Everyone, Just wanted to provide an update for SmartPlant 3D (.vue) file format support in Navisworks. On Friday we published updates to the 2016, 207 plugins and published a new 2018 version of this popular plugin for Navisworks. The update incorporates fixes for some customer reported issues, as well......


  • Revit +

    Revit +

    E o Blog "REVIT +" está mudando de plataforma
    Published. January 1, 1970

    A partir de hoje, todas as novas postagens do Blog serão feitas no " MAIS BIM " ou " + BIM ". A Autodesk pediu para padronizarmos todos os blogs oficiais e estamos usando a plataforma do WordPress, então convido vocês para o novo endereço: http://blogs.autodesk.com/mais-bim/ As postagens antigas já......


  •   	 Games, Limb from Limb! | Eric Plante

    Games, Limb from Limb! | Eric Plante

    Games products @ 3December
    Published. September 16, 2017

    ?Mathieu Mazerolle and I presented our middleware products at the 3December event last week....


  • BIM Blog

    BIM Blog

    Der Autodesk BIM Blog erstrahlt in neuem Design auf neuer Webseite: blogs.autodesk.com/bimblog/
    Published. September 12, 2017

    Nach genau 7 Jahren und beinahe 1000 Blog Einträgen haben wir den Autodesk BIM Blog auf eine neue, einheitliche Autodesk Plattform gebracht, wo er schon seit Wochen in neuem Glanz erstrahlt und uns viele neue Möglichkeiten bietet. Alle alten Einträge haben wir natürlich übertragen, auf diese haben Sie weiterhin Zugriff.......


  • 3D by Dorian

    3D by Dorian

    Exécuter du Python au démarrage de Guerilla
    Published. September 11, 2017

    Un peu comme Maya et son userSetup.mel, Guerilla permet d’exécuter des scripts au démarrage, mais que du lua. Voici un petit truc rapide pour exécuter du Python : Si vous allez dans le nœud Preferences, dans LocalSettings/Directories/User Plugins vous pouvez définir une liste de chemins (paths). Sachez que tous les fichiers lua présents dans ces différents chemins seront exécutés au démarrage de Guerilla. Sachez aussi que le lua de Guerilla intègre une passerelle vers Python....


  • Up and Ready

    Up and Ready

    Silent install Autodesk Steel Connections for Revit 2018
    Published. January 1, 1970

    Issue: Unable to silently Install Autodesk Steel Connections for Revit 2018 using setup.exe Solution: https://knowledge.autodesk.com/community/article/95266...


  • CG Samba

    CG Samba

    3ds Max 2018.2 Update
    Published. August 30, 2017

    The 3ds Max 2018.2 update brings users procedural spline modeling and animation tools, batch processing for some background tasks, and many improvements and bug fixes requested from you, the community....


  • Being Inventive

    Being Inventive

    Autodesk Answer day - (APAC Series)
    Published. August 23, 2017

    Hello Inventor Users, Did you know that Autodesk Answer Day is coming up on Sept 21st, 2017, as the second installment of the Autodesk Answer Days (Asia Pacific Series) ? This time we’ll be answering questions on Four of our most popular Products : AutoCAD, AutoCAD Mechanical, Inventor, Revit. Head over to the Autodesk Answer Day homepage (Asia Pacific Series) for more information. We hope to see you there for this live Q&A online event hosted right here in the Autodesk Community!...


  • Lynn Allen's Blog

    Lynn Allen's Blog

    AutoCAD 2018 Tips and Tricks Booklet is here!
    Published. July 17, 2017

    Have you been on the edge of your seat waiting? Well wait no more (and I really hope you weren't on the edge of your seat because that just sounds so uncomfortable). Now you can download my latest AutoCAD Tips......


  • Cracking the Vault

    Cracking the Vault

    Using the LifecycleEventEditor to remove Third Party lifecycle transition Jobs
    Published. May 4, 2017

    This short movie shows how to use the Vault SDK's Lifecycle Event Editor to remove third party lifecycle transition jobs...


  • The Revit Clinic

    The Revit Clinic

    Cloud rendering maintenance this weekend
    Published. January 1, 1970

    This weekend there is scheduled maintenance for the cloud rendering service on Sunday March 5th 7AM - 8AM PST. During this time, cloud rendering will not be available. The Health Dashboard has been updated with this information and will be......


  • Cloud & Mobile DevBlog

    Cloud & Mobile DevBlog

    We've Moved
    Published. January 1, 1970

    This blog has now moved to become part of our Forge website. Please change your bookmark to: https://forge.autodesk.com/blog We'll be posting the same types of programming tips and tricks in the new blog - along with additional items, such as events, case studies and Forge product roadmap updates. See you......


  • Autodesk 360

    Autodesk 360

    #ILookLikeAnEngineer A360
    Published. August 12, 2015

    The A360 team in Tel Aviv joins women from all over the world in the #ILookLikeAnEngineer campaign.  ...


  • Civil 3D Br

    Civil 3D Br

    Troca de Plataforma do Blog
    Published. January 1, 1970

    Olá pessoal! Movemos para uma nova plataforma e novo blog MUNDO AEC mundoaec.autodesk.com Autodesk Mundo AEC...


  • Talking Transportation

    Talking Transportation

    Blog Consolidation
    Published. January 1, 1970

    I'm excited to be joining Jerry and Jeff Bartels on the Civil Immersion Blog (http://civilimmersion.typepad.com/). Since the three of us post similar material on similar topics, we think having the "one stop shop" for all things related to civil infrastructure will make things easier for our followers. Please join the......


  • CAD and GIS (Integration and Beyond)

    CAD and GIS (Integration and Beyond)

    Cara Root Asus Zenfone 4 Ke Lollipop
    Published. January 1, 1970

    Tutorial Root ini di lakukan di OS Windows 7. Baterai mesti terisi minimum 60 persen.  Unduh Intel USB Driver DISINI, sebelumnya install di PC.  Unduh cwm-zen4. rar DISINI, sebelumnya ekstrak di PC. Buat folder anyar sebelumnya berikan nama cwm-zen4, lalu semuanya hasil ekstrakan masukan kedalam folder itu.  Unduh Up-date SUperSU-v2. 46. zip DISINI, sebelumnya copykan ke media penyimpanan internal Zenfone 4 Kalian.  Aktifkan USB Debugging Zenfone 4 Kalian,...


  • In The Fold

    In The Fold

    We've Moved!
    Published. July 25, 2016

    Check out our new and improved In the Fold blog at blogs.autodesk.com/inthefold/....


  • Suite-ish | Lee Fraser

    Suite-ish | Lee Fraser

    Maya 2016 Ext 2 Live in New York and Atlanta
    Published. January 1, 1970

    Join us in New York and Atlanta for consecutive weeks of Maya 2016 Ext 2 presentations. May 3rd and May 12th....


  • Point-to-Point

    Point-to-Point

    AutoCAD Electrical 2017 - Released
    Published. January 1, 1970

    If you haven't heard by now, AutoCAD Electrical 2017 has been released. We are very excited about the features that are part of this release, especially since the features were all customer requests. If you are a subscription customer, you may have seen some of these updates in the AutoCAD Electrical 2016 Subscription Advantage packs. Optional SQL Server Support You can now choose to use SQL Server for the catalog and footprint lookup databases. The databases are supplied in Access format as in previous...


  • From the Ground Up

    From the Ground Up

    Geotechnical Sections and Log Strips in AutoCAD Civil 3D Webcast
    Published. January 1, 1970

    Our partners in Geotechnical Keynetix are holding another webcast. UK Webinar – 13:00 GMT, Friday 4th March North America Webinar – 12:00 EST, Friday 4th March Click below for more information and registration http://www.keynetix.com/holebasesi/4th-webinar/ /Jack Strongitharm...


  • AU BLAUG

    AU BLAUG

    New year. New start. New blog.
    Published. February 3, 2016

    We’re excited to announce we are moving the AU blog to a new platform! As of next week we’ll only be posting on the new blog, so be sure to bookmark it or—better yet—subscribe to our feed and stay up......


  • Autodesk University

    Autodesk University

    New year. New start. New blog.
    Published. February 3, 2016

    We’re excited to announce we are moving the AU blog to a new platform! As of next week we’ll only be posting on the new blog, so be sure to bookmark it or—better yet—subscribe to our feed and stay up......


  • AutoCAD 360 Blog

    AutoCAD 360 Blog

    A New Drafting Experience
    Published. January 18, 2016

    We’ve created a new drafting experience for AutoCAD 360! Many traditional AutoCAD users have voiced their preference for key commands vs. more modern touch techniques, and we are excited to introduce our new keypad that accurately draws lines, polylines and rectangles, available for iPad. Now......


  • MaxStation | Max Team

    MaxStation | Max Team

    Paul Neale's video has been posted - Autodesk University 2015
    Published. January 1, 1970

    Making Fast and Effective Animation V2: Procedural Animation Tools in 3ds Max...


  • My Oh Maya! | Steven Roselle

    My Oh Maya! | Steven Roselle

    Maya BonusTools - Create Audio Wave Node
    Published. January 1, 1970

    Learn how you can use audio files to dynamically create animation and effects in Maya....


  • Mayalicious | Cory Mogk

    Mayalicious | Cory Mogk

    Want to try Sketch-based Animation with Project Draco?
    Published. January 1, 1970

    Autodesk Research has made Project Draco available on Autodesk Labs for Feedback...


  • The Desk | Daryl Obert

    The Desk | Daryl Obert

    Maya Monday - Baking Dynamics to Joints
    Published. January 1, 1970

    A super quick and easy demos showing how to transfer Spline_IK driven by a nHair simulation to joint rotations...


  • Inside the System

    Inside the System

    Introducing Autodesk Insight 360
    Published. January 1, 1970

    Over the past few years, you might have noticed that the Autodesk Building Performance Analysis team has had a fair amount of projects in Autodesk Labs or marked as beta that have been making their way into Revit or FormIt......


  • Building Performance Analysis

    Building Performance Analysis

    We’ve moved!
    Published. November 17, 2015

    In addition to the release of Insight 360 today, the Autodesk Building Performance Analysis blog has also migrated to a new platform. Be sure to update your bookmarks and check out blogs.autodesk.com/insight360 to continue to get the latest from the Insight 360 team....


  • 3D SDK and Scripting Mayhem | Christopher Diggins

    3D SDK and Scripting Mayhem | Christopher Diggins

    MCG: Visual Functional Programming
    Published. January 1, 1970

    Max Creation Graph, or MCG for short, is a visual functional programming language embedded in Autodesk 3ds Max 2016. In this post I wanted to take a deeper dive into the MCG programming language aimed at a programmer audience....


  • The 3ds Max SDK Blog

    The 3ds Max SDK Blog

    MCG: Visual Functional Programming
    Published. January 1, 1970

    Max Creation Graph, or MCG for short, is a visual functional programming language embedded in Autodesk 3ds Max 2016. In this post I wanted to take a deeper dive into the MCG programming language aimed at a programmer audience....


  • Autodesk Manufacturing & Digital Prototyping Solutions

    Autodesk Manufacturing & Digital Prototyping Solutions

    Future of Product Development - Coming to a City near You!
    Published. August 4, 2015

    As many of you will already know, we've been hosting a series of free to attend educational seminars across the UK and Nordics this year for small to medium sized manufacturers and product developers. The goal we set for each event was to make it educational - share what we......


  • Autodesk Manufacturing, Northern Europe

    Autodesk Manufacturing, Northern Europe

    Future of Product Development - Coming to a City near You!
    Published. August 4, 2015

    As many of you will already know, we've been hosting a series of free to attend educational seminars across the UK and Nordics this year for small to medium sized manufacturers and product developers. The goal we set for each event was to make it educational - share what we......


  • The Smoke Learning Blog | Grant Kay

    The Smoke Learning Blog | Grant Kay

    Round Tripping from Smoke 2016 to Avid Media Composer
    Published. June 24, 2015

    In Smoke 2016, you can now send your sequence back to Avid Media Composer for creative editorial, versioning or cutdown with the sequence structure intact....


  • Iconic Embedded

    Iconic Embedded

    Who is Taking Cybersecurity Seriously, and why You Should be Worried
    Published. May 25, 2015

    By Alan Grau, Icon Labs On a daily basis, I have the opportunity to interact with a wide range of companies and people involved in embedded device development and cybersecurity for embedded devices.  I was recently struck by the difference in attitudes regarding cybersecurity at three diverse companies.  Each company representative had a very different [...]...


  • Duncan’s Corner | Duncan Brinsmead

    Duncan’s Corner | Duncan Brinsmead

    3D Web Fest
    Published. May 8, 2015

    The first ever 3D web fest event is happening Maya 13th in San Francisco....


  • Max Nation | Chris Murray

    Max Nation | Chris Murray

    3ds Max - Open Subdiv or Turbosmooth? Whats the difference?
    Published. May 5, 2015

    Chris Murray explains the difference between the Open Subdiv modifier and the Turbosmooth modifer...


  • Amalgamation | Gary M. Davis

    Amalgamation | Gary M. Davis

    Take a Tour of 3ds Max 2016 (NAB 2015 Theater Presentation)
    Published. April 17, 2015

    Take a Tour of the New 3ds Max 2016; NAB 2015 Theater Presentation...


  • Without A Net

    Without A Net

    Build your AutoCAD IQ!
    Published. February 10, 2015

    You are invited to join our series of free Webinars. These are technical discussions hosted by the Autodesk Product Support team and brought to you by Subscription Services. The basic format is a 20 - 40 min period of in-depth......


  • Louis Marcoux Blog | Louis Marcoux

    Louis Marcoux Blog | Louis Marcoux

    Template Based Chart Graphs : How To Build Customizable Graphics with 3ds Max
    Published. November 21, 2014

    In this blog post, see how to create customizable chart graphs. You'll see multiple examples and different techniques that you can pick and choose from in order to build template based graphics....


  • Flame Premium can do that | Bill Ennis

    Flame Premium can do that | Bill Ennis

    It's been really Flaming busy...
    Published. October 27, 2014

    A quick overview from NAB to IBC. Catching up on new features and recent releases....


  • Beyond the Box

    Beyond the Box

    File Name and Location Conventions with Vault Data Standard - Part 1
    Published. September 15, 2014

    As its name suggests, at the core of Vault Data Standard is standardisation including file names and directory structures. With some simple configuration VDS can apply complex directory structure and naming standards that are specific to your business needs. The basics of this are covered in the help documentation, in......


  • BIM Apps

    BIM Apps

    Autodesk Exchange Apps Hackathon - Sept 20-21, 2014
    Published. September 9, 2014

    An online event with an opportunity to receive up to US$100 per app published and win one of eight iPad minis! You are invited to join the Autodesk Exchange Apps Hackathon — a virtual web based hackathon that runs from 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time (PT) on Saturday, September 20 to......


  • dODDS and ENDS

    dODDS and ENDS

    Add 2D PDF sheets with Autodesk Navisworks 2015 PDF reader
    Published. August 28, 2014

    Lee talked in a recent post how 2D support is the #1 shocking thing you never knew about Autodesk Navisworks. As the post explains 2D is still widely used, and one of the formats that many of you receive day......


  • At Land's End

    At Land's End

    Getting prepared for AU!
    Published. July 23, 2014

    Hi folks, 7 days to go for Autodesk University 2013 in in Las Vegas (December 3-5). Check out the interesting workshops, sessions and keynotes right here http://au.autodesk.com/plan/overview and there http://au.autodesk.com/las-vegas/keynotes-forums or get the AU app for a better planning and overview. In order to prepare yourself here is a link......


  • pointSnap | Fianna Wong

    pointSnap | Fianna Wong

    Recent Happenings..
    Published. July 17, 2014

    Hey there - it’s been busy here the last little while…I was redesigning and putting together our new AREA newsletter, talking to Nick Gaul at Weta, and most recently, the cool guys over at Warhorse Studios....


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