Take a look under the hood, peek behind the curtain, see how the sausage is made: CEI's blog gives you a chance to check out the goings on behind the software, whatever your preferred idiom.

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  • Fall 2014 AWS D1 Structural Welding Committee Meeting

    Oct 31, 2014 by Antonio Howard
    The 2014 fall meetings for the AWS D1 Structural Welding Committee were held in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Task groups were developed and upcoming changes to the code were discussed.
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  • Meet CEI: Cameron Gramarye

    Oct 23, 2014 by CEI
    Considering his background in independent game development and testing, bringing Cameron into the QA department in March of 2014 was the obvious choice. He works as a programmer/proofreader/end-user hybrid, writing tests to ferret out any holes in the software.
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  • (Un)expected Delays

    Oct 06, 2014 by Nikki Crowell-Taynton
    Nothing ever goes as smoothly as planned, and returning to our building is no exception.
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  • YAWA: Advanced Grid Screen

    Oct 03, 2014 by Mike Hartnett
    October's "You Ask - We Answer" post builds on September's basic grid post and provides information about advanced grid functionality in CEI's software.
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  • Meet CEI: Jim Shearer

    Sep 25, 2014 by CEI
    CEI is Jim's brainchild. In 1986, he was frustrated with the tedium of his work and determined to find a more efficient way to perform ASME Section VIII calculations. Nearly 30 years later, CEI is a worldwide provider of pressure vessel and welding documentation software, and it all began with that side project.
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  • YAWA: Basic Grid Screen

    Sep 05, 2014 by Mike Hartnett
    September's "You Ask - We Answer" post provides basic information about the grids in CEI's software.
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  • Meet CEI: Jason Shearer

    Aug 21, 2014 by CEI
    Family is very important to Jason. When discussing his wife and son, he says "While we are a small family, we are big on love for one another." So it's not surprising that he says the best part of working at CEI is working with his dad.
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  • YAWA: Custom Installation and Content Backup for ProWrite

    Aug 01, 2014 by Mike Hartnett
    This month's "You Ask - We Answer" post discusses why you should perform a custom install of ProWrite and suggests a comprehensive backup schedule to safeguard your data.
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  • Meet CEI: Darrin Harms

    Jul 24, 2014 by CEI
    Before he joined the CEI team in March of 1998, Darrin had already realized his childhood dream of being a firefighter. Someday he would like to follow his roots and travel to Germany, perhaps take a cruise down the Rhine.
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  • YAWA: Database Details

    Jul 11, 2014 by Ryan Witt
    July's installment of "You Ask - We Answer" walks you through setting up your SQL Server database with FormPro, discussing SQL Express 2014 installation, database moving, database login configuration, and FormPro configuration along the way.
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