Showing posts from June, 2012

Ascent eBooks

As a trainer in CAD software, you are always on a journey updating your skills and technical expertise, usually its via printed materials, i.e. training guides, books, etc and other sources.

In fact, my merge little collection of IMAGINiT Training Guides is starting to pile up...

I am now thoroughly overjoyed that I have access to all my training guides in Ascent's eBook format.  

The eBooks contain the exact same content as their printed versions, with one major exception - they are in full colour and so much easier to read.  The books are installed utilising the VitalSource Bookshelf system to download and view your collection.  They can be installed on Mac or Windows computers and on iPads and smartphones.

The VitalSource BookShelf browser enables the user to search the contents of the books, or with their eBook library.  You can zoom in and out, a handy feature when using an iPad, Tablet or smartphone, when viewing images that contain dimensions or other details.  There is also a…
Wow, its been a while since I posted anything... my bad.  So a brief summary what's been happening since...

BDA National Conference 2012
Held in april at the national maritime museum, darling harbour, nsw whilst numbers were a bit down, it was great to catch up with "old" friends from around the country. this year the conference featured pecha kucha styled presentations, that is a format that is based on 20 images x 20 seconds per image - its a format that makes presentations concise and keeps things moving... there was even one from yours truly on all things - bladams wine cellar :)

Revit Technology Conference, aka RTC AUS 2012 Held in May at the Novotel Resort, Wollongong. What a great conference, this time participating as a Sponsor. I had the privilege to go and represent IMAGINiT Technologies on their trade booth and as principle sponsor of the gala dinner on Saturday evening.  
Some interesting snippets of information learnt during the conference… 1.  It was here I le…