Welcome to the Infrastructure Universe
The software and technology that we use to do our jobs are constantly changing and updating. It can be difficult to keep with the all the changes and determine which ones actually impact your day-to-day work.
To help make sense of what’s going on in the Infrastructure Universe, James Lord (also known as StarLord James) compiles a list of important software updates, new technology advancements, and current news each month.
Read the Volumes
What’s Coming in the Future of BIM + Recent Software Updates
Feb. 1, 2018
Tips & Tricks for Civil 3D + Recent Software Updates
Jan. 4, 2018
Autodesk & Esri are Partnering to Connect BIM & GIS
Dec. 1, 2017
Important Autodesk Vehicle Tracking Update and Much More
Nov. 1, 2017
Catch Up with Your Software Updates & Work Better in Civil 3D
Oct. 2, 2017
Do More with InfraWorks & Other Infrastructure Tools
Sept. 1, 2017
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As an expert in the world of civil infrastructure, James Lord has put together a series of downloadable guides and checklists to help you stay on top of industry news and best practices.
In each volume of the Infrastructure Universe update, James highlights important software updates, hotfixes, and service packs from Autodesk. Below is a list of all the updates that have been highlighted. To learn more about one of them, just follow the link to the specific volume of the Infrastructure Universe updates.
Helpful Tools & Resources to Use
James frequently shares tools and resources that he finds helpful in the Infrastructure Universe updates. Some are free, while some have an associated cost. Similarly, some are available through U.S. CAD and some are unaffiliated. To learn more about any of James’s favorite tools, follow one of the links below to read the full volume.
IF() function in Civil 3D
Code set styles in Civil 3D
LineworkTrim & LineworkDivide
Drainage Structure Catalogs Created with Infrastructure Parts Editor
Tips, Tricks, and Unnatural Hacks for Civil 3D
Dynamic Grading in Civil 3D
Converting digital photos to material maps
Infrastructure Parts Editor
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