direction of integration with Google's own applications and services,
such as Google Maps, Google Earth and Street View.
Hence in the middle of 2012, the Trimble Group, a global leader in the
GPS market, agriculture, engineering, transportation, logistics, and
software, purchased SketchUp. It is only natural that Trimble intended
to turn SketchUp into an increasingly professional solution for creation
and development for the AEC industry.
This little book is just about this new features; Trimble introduced the
2013 and 2014 versions within a very small time interval (an unusual
strategy in the software industry), and our "SketchUp Pro 2013 Step by
Step" book had just been released.