Category Archives: MEP

Automatically Sync AutoCAD with A360 Drive

In the not too distant past Autodesk introduced Autodesk 360. 360 encompasses their cloud offerings. For most users where they see A360 is in the saving of design files and the syncing of settings. With the 2016 release there’s been … Continue reading

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SSDs – The Need for CAD Speed

After years of hearing rave reviews about the blazing speed of SSDs (solid state drives), I decided it was time to take the plunge and get one.  It was the perfect time – my 300gb 10,000 rpm Western Digital HDD … Continue reading

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Autodesk 2013 New Releases

This year’s Autodesk 2013 product launch is significantly different than previous years.  We’re seeing almost all of the products being released on the same day.  Typically, AutoCAD comes first with the verticals trickling out afterwards.  This year, we’re seeing most … Continue reading

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Professional Development

California is one of the few states that does not require professional development hours (PDH) for licensed professional engineers.  I’ve often wondered about this and why this is the case.  I think that it’s pretty widely accepted that professional development … Continue reading

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AU 2011 – November 29th through December 1st

Autodesk University 2011 is less than two weeks away and we’re gearing up to make AU 2011 one of the best ever. Autodesk Topobase First up, we are presenting a class on the implementation of Autodesk Topobase for the City … Continue reading

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