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Understanding the BIM concept from the Bentley Systems perspective

In simplified words, BIM (Building Information Modeling) is the evolution of traditional concept called CAD (Computer Aided Design) and while there are entire books written about it after the term was popularized by Jerry Laiserin, for educational purposes we’ll try to be as simplistic look possible: Before, when designing a building, the architect after a […]

Webcast: Roads & Highways – Planning Ahead

Autodesk is inviting to join as a continuation of the CE News and Autodesk webcast series on Overcoming Our Infrastructure Deficits. On June 2nd.  They hope the interested for a presentation entitled: Roads & Highways – Planning Ahead Thursday, June 2, 2011 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time You can Join in and earn PDH […]

Bentley Announces AECOsim Family

Helps Deliver High Performance, Intelligent Buildings; AECOsim Compliance Manager Is Immediately Available, and AECOsim Building Designer and AECOsim Energy Simulator Are Continuing Early Adopter Programs Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today introduced at this annual gathering of infrastructure professionals its new AECOsim family of information […]

Martyn Day Gets CAD Society Community Award

The CAD Society today announced that Martyn Day is the winner of the 2011 CAD Society Joe Greco Community Award for his achievements as a leader in the CAD editorial community. Martyn has been in the industry for more than 20 years starting at EDA Ltd., in London, UK., writing, editing and managing Caddesk Magazine, […]

The good side of the IPAD

My recent travels literally forced me to accept in exchange of a doubt point of view an Ipad, between the courage to stay without charge in a 11 hour flight, the fury of 27 hours travelled by land because of Aeromexico, –which is a calamity-, and the pike at the suggestion of a friend who […]

AutoCAD WS, the best of AutoDesk for web

AutoCAD WS is the name with which landed the Butterfly Project, that after AutoDesk’s many attempts wanting to interact with the Web, ended in the acquire of the Sequoia-Backed Israeli Company, who had been working PlanPlatform to interact with DXF / DWG files through the web. It is one of the most promising applications of […]

2010 legacy

TRANSLATION NOTES: Please read some comments at the end of this post. What do I say, when I’m near a few hours to go on holiday; so I leave what the wind was about to take and what a fucking stuck because the golden goal is no longer valid. Although in a couple of topics […]

7 Magazines in the geomatics’ environment

The way things are communicated has changed a lot with the evolution of knowledge management systems. Talking about magazines today is not the same as 25 years ago; the variety of formats has given greater riches and every day is left static or printed versions by learning communities. All of this contributes to make information […]

Bentley wants its dgn to be most popular

TRANSLATION NOTES: Please read some comments at the end of this post. Last year I was talking about what I believed it could be perceived from Bentley with its I-model criteria. This year, the smoke is more clarified, and indeed it is, after it has been seen the recent acquisitions integration results like eB, Exor […]

AutoCAD returns to Mac

There is no doubt that the Mac’s world is better, but our doubts for moving were always: and what do I do with AutoCAD? Who would have believed it, when, after 1994 AutoCAD R13c42b was the last version we saw half running on PowerMacintosh. 18 years later AutoCAD returns for Mac. Just this year it […]

A look at gvSIG 1.10

After a few days of travel across gvSIG 1.9, my impatience for its version’s bugs and other perks, now I return to the gvSIG issue. Having not touched this software for a while have been productive for me, because opening this new version and compare it with the photograph that I had on that occasion […]

Alibre, the best for 3D mechanical design

Alibre is the name of a company whose name has its origins in the Latin word Liber, whence comes freedom, liberalism, free, in short a sense of freedom. Hence, the intention of this company is to offer a high quality product at a very surprising price. History shows that the software price for 3D design […]

Deciding for MapServer

TRANSLATION NOTES: Please read some comments at the end of this post. Taking advantage of a recent conversation with a Cadastre institution that sought with what to publish their maps, I summarize here the most important to return the item bailouts to the community. Maybe in time it’ll serve someone who wants to make a […]

Main problems of the Acer Aspire One

TRANSLATION NOTES: Please read some comments at the end of this post. After a year and a half of working from an Acer Aspire One, with CAD / GIS at the training level, posting, some of graphic design and surfing on Internet, here I summarize the most important. With detail I had discussed about four […]

The magic of Facebook

TRANSLATION NOTES: Please read some comments at the end of this post Some time ago I was so reluctant to get into the social network, convinced that it was for teens that deal their time sending pictures and telling the color of pants they’re walking with. But the differences between this initiative and others like […]

It’s available PlexEarth Tools 2.0 Beta

One day ago I spoke of the new features that would bring PlexEarth Tools for AutoCAD’s version 2.0, one of the most practical developments that I have seen on Google Earth from a member of the Autodesk Developer Network (AND). Today it has been released the Beta version, which can be downloaded, tested and what […]