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Is Your Land Development Desktop Getting Long in the Tooth?

Looking for a Land Development Desktop (LDD) replacement that does not require a Civil 3D? Stringer TOPO is a low cost, modern survey application that works with AutoCAD, BricsCAD and Civil 3D. Continue reading

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Civil 3D 2017 is not Backwards Compatible

Many Civil 3D users will be surprised to learn that Civil 3D 2017 is not backward compatible to earlier versions.  This will hurt many firms who purchased subscription for some but not all of their Civil 3D licenses to  maintain … Continue reading

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Civil Site Design – The Next Generation in Subdivision Design

A CAD engine independent subdivsion design application with integrated 3D visualization! Continue reading

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Advanced Road Design – “26 Road Subdivision Conceptual Design in 4 Minutes”

While researching Advanced Road Design, I came across this 2007 post by Angel Espinoza. I’ve highlighted some of Angel’s key points in blue. I will be digging deeper into Advanced Road Design in future posts. This is software that is … Continue reading

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A Complete Solution for Surveyors – No Need to Upgrade Your AutoCAD!

Surveyors require a suite of tools that must be both powerful and easy to use. Typical tasks include: Loading survery data from standard formats Layout lots and quickly write legal descriptions Build surfaces and generate contours Import Esri SHP files … Continue reading

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Accessing Spatial Data in CAD Without AutoCAD Map

AutoCAD Map is an extremely powerful tool supporting spatial projections, topology, thematic mapping and more. But it is expensive at $5245.  I was searching for a low cost alternative that  provides the most commonly used spatial data management features at … Continue reading

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Is BricsCAD A Real Alternative to AutoCAD?

BricsCAD is a proven CAD product that offers 100% dwg compatiblity and more functionality than AutoCAD for $650. Continue reading

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