3D Modeling
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The World According to BIM, Part 3   20 Aug, 2009

The blueprint for a successful building information modeling implementation includes defining goals, assessing the current situation, choosing a pilot project, and making a plan.More>>

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Toolspace Settings in Civil 3D, Part 3    19 Aug, 2009

CAD Clinic Civil 3D Tutorial: Labels have many elements. But, through key settings, you can quickly make all conform to a basic set of rules.More>>

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Mastering ArchiCAD's Curtain Wall Accessory and Junction Placement Tools   17 Aug, 2009

ArchiCAD Insights Tutorial: Curtain Wall features offer a high level of design freedom for modeling and modifying an entire structure and its subcomponents. Here's how. More>>

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

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

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Bentley's Be Connected Draws 9,000 Registrants — and Counting   30 Jul, 2009

New online seminar series offers an alternative to travel during tough times. Running through November, it offers live and on-demand events for building and infrastructure professionals. More>>

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Revit Architecture 2010 (Cadalyst Labs Review)   15 Jul, 2009

Revit Architecture 2010 and some of the other Autodesk 2010 products have introduced a Microsoft Office-style ribbon user interface. In the case of Revit, this major change has overshadowed many of the other updates in the product. Look beyond the controversial ribbon interface and you'll find...More>>

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Learn Synchronous Technology at Your Own Pace ("On the Edge" Solid Edge Tutorial)   8 Jul, 2009

Solid Edge with Synchronous Technology provides a fast and flexible design alternative to traditional history-based CAD systems and allows precise dimension-driven control and design automation not found in explicit modelers. Choose the proper template in Solid Edge to complete existing designs in...More>>

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AutoCAD Map 3D 2010 (First Look Review)   30 Jun, 2009

Incorporating some key new features and a more seamless environment that provides CAD and GIS tools in the same setting, Map 3D 2010 is a tool that can help multidisciplinary firms maintain continuity from mapping and planning to final design. Point group and multiple format importation help users...More>>

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Event Report: PTC/USER 2009   25 Jun, 2009

PTC user conference rolls up its shirt sleeves and focuses on improving productivity.More>>

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What You See Is What You Get   18 Jun, 2009

VisionREZ and hsbCAD bridge the gap between architecture and manufacturing.More>>