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SolidWorks World 2012 – Tuesday General Session

SolidWorks World 2012 – Tuesday General Session
February 17, 2012 1 Comment »

SolidWorks World 2012 Tuesday’s General Session kicked off with Fielder Hiss showing off some video clips of the CSWP event from the Midway aircraft carrier the previous night. With the number of CSWPs continuing to grow, the event next year ... Read More »

SolidWorks World 2012 – Monday General Session

SolidWorks World 2012 – Monday General Session
February 14, 2012 4 Comments »

SolidWorks World “officially” began this morning with the first General Session of the week. The conference kicked off with some nice CG Animations of a robot band featuring a bot named “NAO” (pronounced “Now”). (The Robot was designed in SolidWorks.) ... Read More »

SolidWorks World 2012 – Sunday

SolidWorks World 2012 – Sunday
February 13, 2012 1 Comment »

After a long day of travel and a busy afternoon at SolidWorks World – Sunday Edition, we are all getting geared up for the first General Session in the morning.  Myself and a small group of us from Huntsville attend ... Read More »

Next Up: SolidWorks World 2012

Next Up:  SolidWorks World 2012
February 11, 2012 1 Comment »

That time of the year is almost upon us.  I’ll be flying out to SolidWorks World on Sunday and should arrive mid-day in San Diego.  It looks like it will be a busy conference.  What will be shown this year? ... Read More »

Download the SolidWorks World App!

Download the SolidWorks World App!
February 7, 2012 2 Comments »

SolidWorks has posted a SolidWorks World App for Android and iOS (iPhone & iPad) devices.  I’ve only spent a few minutes using it, but it looks like it will be a GREAT App if you are attending SolidWorks World. You ... Read More »

SolidWorks World 2012 Top Ten List

SolidWorks World 2012 Top Ten List
January 7, 2012 5 Comments »

The SolidWorks World 2012 Top Ten List candidates are posted.  You can log in to the SolidWorks Forums (link provided above – click the picture) and vote your favorite ideas up or down.  Idea submission is already closed but voting ... Read More »

SolidWorks 2012: Drawing Enhancements

SolidWorks 2012:  Drawing Enhancements
November 13, 2011 5 Comments »

In many companies, Drawings are still were “the rubber meets the road”.  Let’s take a look at what I think will be some of the more popular enhancements to the Drawing and Detailing area of SolidWorks 2012.  I’ve tried to ... Read More »

SolidWorks 2012 Announced

SolidWorks 2012 Announced
September 11, 2011 6 Comments »

I just got back from a 10 day road trip for some family commitments, so I’m sharing the news about SolidWorks 2012 a little later than most.  On September 6th, SolidWorks officially lifted the embargo on sharing details about SolidWorks ... Read More »

SolidWorks 2012 Beta 1 is Available

SolidWorks 2012 Beta 1 is Available
June 28, 2011 8 Comments »

Its a little later in the year than usual, but the time has arrived for SolidWorks 2012 Beta Testing.  You can download the SolidWorks 2012 Beta 1 software from the Beta Site if you are currently on subscription service with ... Read More »

SolidWorks Electrical Routing – Part 3 (FINALLY!)

SolidWorks Electrical Routing – Part 3 (FINALLY!)
May 17, 2011 39 Comments »

Almost two years ago I posted two videos to the site detailing the use of SolidWorks Electrical Routing.  I had full intentions of producing a Part 3 but life as it does sometimes had other plans for me.  Finally after ... Read More »

Tornado Relief

Tornado Relief
May 3, 2011 3 Comments »

It has been quite an eventful week here in North Alabama.  For me it all started with an early morning wake up call last Wednesday of intense lightning and thunder.  Those storms were just the beginning of what turned out ... Read More »

SolidWorks Tip: Import DXF/DWG Set Origin

SolidWorks Tip:  Import DXF/DWG Set Origin
March 15, 2011 7 Comments »

I ran across this today when importing a DXF file from a vendor.  I’m not quite sure how long it has been there, but this is the first time I have noticed it.  When importing a DXF/DWG file  you are ... Read More »

DraftSight Officially Released

DraftSight Officially Released
February 23, 2011 6 Comments »

Dassault Systemes today took the “Beta” wraps off DraftSight and have announced it’s full release. With this full release you also get a few enhancements.  Those enhancement include: Trapezoid command API Support (Only included with the paid Premium Pack) Localization ... Read More »