How to Explain “the Cloud” to Coworkers or the Man on the Street

We know that all of you AutoCAD 360  users are well versed in cloud computing. But would you know how to explain the cloud to the guy on the street if you had to? What if you need to convince a potential partner or client of the advantages of working in the cloud (say, using [...]

How to Get from Paper to CAD in 2 Minutes with Vectorize It

A couple of posts ago, we introduced a new, free Autodesk app for the iPad called Vectorize It, which can help you turn any drawing, floorplan, or pixelated image like a photo into a vector, or line-based, drawing that you can then open and edit in AutoCAD 360. Today, we’re here to tell you how [...]

How to Go Pro: 5 Reasons Why AutoCAD 360 In-App Purchasing Rocks

You know the drill—you’ve downloaded the free version of a hot app and now you want to go upgrade to the pro version. You have to download (and pay for) the pro version separately. Not so with AutoCAD 360—today we’ll explain how you can upgrade to Pro using in-app purchasing, and what the advantages are to [...]

6 of the Internet’s Funniest CAD Memes

Guest blogger and CAD expert Shaun Bryant offers up today’s post on the Internet’s funniest CAD memes (yep, they exist). Enjoy! So, what exactly is a “meme”? According to Wikipedia, it’s this: A meme (/ˈmiːm/ meem) is “an idea, behavior, or style that spreads from person to person within a culture.” A meme acts as a [...]

Meet Vectorize It—Our New, Free Convert-to-Vector iPad App

Today we’d like to introduce you to a new, free iPad app from Autodesk that we’re really excited about—it’s called Vectorize It, and it can turn your iPad into a DWG-creating machine. Vectorize It converts pixel-based images into vector drawings, which means you can turn hand-drawn sketches, photos, floor plans, diagrams, and more into CAD [...]