Cadalyst Author

Nancy Spurling Johnson


Nancy Spurling Johnson is the content director for Longitude Media, publisher of Cadalyst. Nancy is a former editor-in-chief of Cadalyst.


Graebert Article
Graebert Launches First Native CAD Solution for Windows, Mac, and LInux   9 Feb, 2010
By: Nancy Spurling Johnson

ARES offers AutoCAD compatibility, familiar UI, full customization, and 3D support for $495 to $995 on three native desktop platforms, with mobile versions to come.

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Alibre Announces Permanent Price Cut to $97    2 Feb, 2010
By: Nancy Spurling Johnson

Following a promotion that attracted 10,000 new users last fall, Alibre Design Standard 3D CAD software is now available permanently for one-tenth its original price and includes the company’s CAD file translation suite to boot.

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Event Report: Autodesk University 2009   17 Dec, 2009
By: Cyrena Respini-Irwin,Nancy Spurling Johnson

The economy couldn't keep avid Autodesk users away from AU, where they learned about viewing challenges as opportunities.

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New Autodesk Seek Integration Aimed at Consumer Market   3 Dec, 2009
By: Nancy Spurling Johnson

Web service now links with Dragonfly and Showroom to get building product data into the hands of homeowners.

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solidThinking 8.0 Puts Emphasis on Creativity for Industrial Designers   4 Oct, 2009
By: Nancy Spurling Johnson

3D modeling and rendering solution delivers restyled user interface and other new features including optional Inspired module for generating design options inspired by nature.

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Dell’s New Workstation Designed to Offer Affordable 2D/3D CAD Power   29 Sep, 2009
By: Nancy Spurling Johnson

Filling a hole in the company’s product line, the Precision T1500 delivers workstation power, professional-level graphics performance, and software certification that CAD users need for reliable performance — all starting at $949.

ArchiCAD 13 colored workspaces Article
ArchiCAD 13 Makes Ground-Breaking Leap in BIM File Sharing    1 Sep, 2009
By: Nancy Spurling Johnson

Introduced today, the new version allows multiple users to work in the same model simultaneously, as well as share updates and communicate in real time.

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The Cost of CAD Software Today   31 Aug, 2009
By: Nancy Spurling Johnson

Cadalyst issued a call to vendors and found that you won't find many bargains right now, but you will find some companies that are being flexible regarding lapsed maintenance contracts.

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Alibre Cuts 3D CAD Price to $99; Cadalyst Calls on Vendors to Clarify Overall Software Costs   17 Aug, 2009
By: Nancy Spurling Johnson

Where are the best CAD deals now, and what does the future hold for customers who are dropping maintenance contracts?

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Welcome to the New Cadalyst.com    3 Aug, 2009
By: Nancy Spurling Johnson

Cadalyst introduces a revamped web site boasting a new, cleaner design and improved navigation and functionality for visitors.

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