AUGIWorld April 2012 - What's New in 2013 Products
With eager anticipation, Autodesk product users look forward to spring and the rollout of Autodesk's new releases. These new releases rarely disappoint, for each is a step closer to product perfection as Autodesk developers tweak this and fine-tune that, add a long-awaited new feature here and smooth out a bit of functionality there.
As always, AUGIWorld writers get busy dishing on the new releases and bringing it all to you. Kicking off the April 2012 issue is Brian Benton with Little Changes, Big Impact, his take on AutoCAD 2013. In The Real Deal, Tench Tilghman is impressed with the new release of AutoCAD Civil 3D, which shows improvements in several key areas. Bill Campbell investigates AutoCAD MEP 2013, where he finds Solid Improvements Speed Design.
And that's just the beginning!
Also in the April 2012 issue of AUGIWorld:
Design Beyond the Desktop – Autodesk's Kate Morrical introduces the latest release of AutoCAD WS, which has taken portability to a new level.
Adapting to Mass Change: New Tools in Revit 2013 – Marcello Sgambelluri and Jay Zallan team up to bring you two perspectives of Revit Architecture 2013. Revit users, get ready!
The All-in-One Revit – Lonnie Cumpton on an all-emcompassing, something-for-everyone version of Revit that offers Architecture, Structure, and MEP.
Support for Revit Comes to Navisworks – According to author Michael Smith, this is a dream come true: Autodesk Navisworks now allows a Revit file to be opened natively.
Lucky 13 - Todd Shackelford finds Revit MEP 2013 quite lucky indeed with tweaks that have been long awaited, some upgrades that make life much easier, and major updates that will change the way you work.
Enhanced Support for Work Loads – According to author Greg Hale, the maturity of Revit Structure is growing, and this release is a step closer to nirvana - the ability to take design structures from concept to fabrication and facility management all in the same package.
Wicked Financial Solutions for Infrastructure – James Salmon, author of the Wicked Series for the BUILT industry, discusses the financing, insuring, and bonding of infrastructure projects.
Technology Advancements in the AEC/O Industry – Bonnie Gorman looks back, then fast forwards regarding advancements in the industry. Learn from history, and don’t miss the opportunities in front of you.
Also in this issue...
Autodesk Insider – Meet Alice Palmer, Marketing Manager, Professional Customer Engagement Team at Autodesk.
Heads Up – Updates, Service Packs and Top Known Issues obtained from product pages at Autodesk.com.
Inside Track – More Mac offerings, compatible with Autodesk products.