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ForteWEB Fridays

Join us for ForteWEB Fridays as we take 90 minutes to go over the ForteWEB basics. Each training session will be on the first Friday of the month at 11 a.m. Eastern (8 a.m. Pacific). 


Advanced ForteWEB Fridays

In Advanced Forte Fridays we take an hour to go over advanced use of ForteWEB. We’ll host training sessions once per quarter at 11 a.m. Eastern (8 a.m. Pacific). 


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Trus Joist Technical Webinar Recordings

Explore our library of 30 minute webinar recordings on various technical topics below.

These sessions have a Javelin and Stellar focus. Each session is 30 minutes. Please select a topic below to view the recording.

Listed below is our series of Javelin instructor-led classes. Each session lasts 1 to 2 hours.  Please send us an e-mail to be enrolled in any of the sessions below.

Part-Time Javelin

Class Dates: February 14, April 11, June 6, August 8, October 10, December 5 | Time: 12-1 PM Eastern

Description:  An overview of Javelin’s capabilities with a focus on Reviewing, Manipulating, and Outputs for an existing job.  Class will manipulate one of the Sample Jobs that come standard with a Javelin installation.  At the end of the session, students will be able to open a Javelin file, open and print a Layout Sheet, member report(calc), Material List.  They will also be able to navigate the Job Tree, Visibilities, select Objects, and change Properties.  Minor inputs, editing, and revisions will also be included. 

Target audience:  Part-Time or Beginning Javelin users, Managers, Engineers, Sales, Administration. 


Javelin Output

Class Dates: February 14, April 11, June 6, August 8, October 10, December 5 | Time: 2-3:30 PM Eastern

Course Description:  This course is focused on the various forms of Javelin output.  It covers tools for cleaning, de-cluttering, and emphasizing a Javelin layout.  We also cover various outputs for Material Lists for quoting, ordering, importing to Point of Sale or Stellar systems.

Target audience:  Full-Time or Part-Time Javelin users


Javelin Modeling I

Class Dates: February 15, April 12, June 7, August 9, October 11, December 6 | Time: 12-2 PM Eastern

Description: An introduction to modeling in Javelin.  Basic input commands to model a first-floor framing system without design.  Instructor will model “Exercise 1” specify geometry-only hangers, user input loads, Auto-Frame, Create Material Lists and Layout Sheet.

Target audience:  Beginning Javelin users 


Javelin Modeling II

Class Dates: February 16, April 13, June 8, August 10, October 12, December 7 | Time: 12-2 PM Eastern

Description:  Intermediate modeling and editing in Javelin, multiple levels and more complex modeling concepts.  Also includes creating Loads for use with Design.  A more interactive session, students will be asked to perform tasks during the class session.

Target audience:  Beginning to Intermediate Javelin users.


Javelin Design and Analysis

Class Dates: February 17, April 14, June 9, August 11, October 13, December 8 | Time: 12-2 PM Eastern

Course Description:  A detailed look at the Design panel, errors that can occur during the Design process, resolving those errors, and interpreting warnings.  Students will also learn how to interpret product failures and member reports after completing design.  Connectors will also be reviewed.

Target audience:  Full-Time Javelin users, Engineers using Javelin for design review. 



Javelin Special Topics

Class Dates: February 18, April 15, June 10, August 12, October 14, December 9 | Time: 12-2 PM Eastern

Course Description:  The topics covered in this course vary with each session.  A designer may encounter these topics frequently or not at all – depending on the needs of their market.  Sample topics include: Tall Wall Modeling, Roof Loading Tools, Roof Modeling Tools, Options, Job Pack Floor Systems.

Target audience:  Full-Time Javelin users.