List of Expiration Dates for Active Technology Previews from Autodesk

It’s been a month, so I figured it was time to repost an updated version of my milk carton blog article. We do have a few technology previews finishing at the end of the month, so act now if you want to be able to throw your two cents in.

Milk1 Most technology previews are like milk cartons. They have expiration dates on them. When a technology preview expires, the technology preview no longer operates. A preview has a time-bomb in it that makes it stop working on a particular date. We do this so there is a sense of urgency to try a technology preview and get back to us. Our customers are busy people, and without this, they would just say “I’ll get to that later.”

When a technology preview expires, any data that has been created by it continues to be valid. It’s just that the data cannot be edited using the technology preview since the preview does not run anymore. Certainly, new data can’t be created either.

This time-based approach allows us to get timely feedback, early in the…

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