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Tidbits: FileMaker, Autodesk and Dosch news

CAD and 3D Tidbits: FileMaker has announced its developer and user conference for 2014, and Autodesk can tout some fairly interesting cool news, while we have a note on Dosch Design’s new latest 3D Tree libraries.


2014 FileMaker Developer Conference Opens

FileMaker, a subsidiary of Apple, will be showcasing learning the secrets of FileMaker 13, including its new FileMaker WebDirect technology and solutions for iOS, Mac, Windows and the Web at its upcoming conference.

Registration for the database developer conference opened on 23 Jan 2014. The conference itself takes place 28-31 July 2014 at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort and Spa, in San Antonio, Texas.

The conference is for anyone who wants to sharpen their professional skills, innovate with the FileMaker Platform, pick up new ideas for their FileMaker solutions, or to grow a FileMaker-based businesses.

Conference attendees can save $300 off the full price, paying only $1,295 by taking advantage of the “early bird” discount available now through June 3, 2014. Paid attendees will also receive a free Not-for-Resale copy of FileMaker Pro 13 Advanced, a $549 value.

Also available is an “early bird” Gold Registration package for $1,895, which includes admission to a full day of three two-hour pre-conference sessions on July 28 as well as all the benefits of the Standard Registration package. The pre-conference sessions give attendees a jump-start on the week, by offering instruction on fundamental topics such as relational design, calculations, and scripting for beginners.

01 - FOX Sports and Autodesk team up on 3D wind simulation for upcoming SuperBowl Game!

01 – FOX Sports and Autodesk team up on 3D wind simulation for upcoming SuperBowl Game!

Group discounts are available: companies that pay for three conference registrations are able to get the fourth registration free. Call FileMaker Customer Support at 1-800-325-2747 or email [email protected] for more information.

Those interested can learn more and book here.

Autodesk News

Earlier this month Autodesk was named by FORTUNE magazine one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For. The company has been cited for a culture that encourages and rewards passion and respect for all others. Autodesk’s culture is focused on a work-life balance and includes paid sabbaticals after four years of employment. The company has been recognized as a Best Company to Work For in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, China, Switzerland and Germany.

In other news Autodesk and FOX Sports have teamed up to deliver ground-breaking new wind simulation technology for Super Bowl XLVIII.

Dosch News

In Brief, the German 3D components company Dosch has a new CD-ROM product titled “Tree Library for Maya & Softimage.” The product contains fully textured 3D models of trees in the Maya and Softimage native file format.

The Dosch tree library cost 149.USD or 119.euro. Click here to learn more.

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