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SolidWorks and “Space”

SolidWorks and “Space”
January 24, 2011 3 Comments »

A couple of weeks ago there were two “Space” related SolidWorks announcements. I have a personal interest in both of them (one more so than the other). So here goes, let’s take them on one by one. Apollo 13 Heroes ... Read More »

Announcements to look for at SolidWorks World 2011

Announcements to look for at SolidWorks World 2011
January 19, 2011 3 Comments »

We are still a few days away from the start of SolidWorks World, but here are a few interesting announcements coming that you’ll want to keep your eye on. T-SPLINES FOR SOLIDWORKS I caught this post over at SolidSmack thru ... Read More »

Forecasting the Clouds for SolidWorks V6

Forecasting the Clouds for SolidWorks V6
January 19, 2011 9 Comments »

Ok…with all the Cloud jokes rolling around I couldn’t help but have a little fun with the headline.  SolidWorks V6 or “The Cloud version” as dubbed by many has been somewhat quietly talked about off and on for about the ... Read More »

SolidWorks 2011: User Interface Enhancements

SolidWorks 2011:  User Interface Enhancements
October 22, 2010 13 Comments »

Although in general, the User Interface is the same when comparing SolidWorks 2010 to SolidWorks 2011, there are some subtle differences.  Lets start with one of the most simple, yet effective enhancements.  I’ll bet  you thought I was going to ... Read More »

DraftSight for MAC now available

DraftSight for MAC now available
September 21, 2010 30 Comments »

In case the news hasn’t made it to your Inbox, DraftSight for MAC is now available for download at DraftSight.com. Since I don’t own a MAC…I’ll just have to listen to the feedback from folks that do. 🙂 The LINUX ... Read More »

SolidWorks 2011: Weld Bead – Part 1

SolidWorks 2011:  Weld Bead – Part 1
September 6, 2010 31 Comments »

So why would one “new” feature necessitate having a Part 1 and Part 2?  Its mainly due to the many different ways the feature can be applied.  SolidWorks 2011 introduces a new “Weld Bead” feature.  While you’ll find just a few ... Read More »

DraftSight for LINUX Screenshot

DraftSight for LINUX Screenshot
September 2, 2010 47 Comments »

Wondering what DraftSight will look like when the Linux version is released?  Well…wonder no more.  Here’s a screenshot!  Looks just as clean as the MAC & Windows versions.  I did not hear exactly when we might see this available for ... Read More »

SolidWorks 2011: What’s New Highlights

SolidWorks 2011:  What’s New Highlights
September 1, 2010 13 Comments »

DS SolidWorks Corporation today unveiled SolidWorks 2011, the latest release of the most popular 3D CAD software on the market. There are many new features to talk about, but today I’m going to hit the highlights of what is coming. ... Read More »

First Look: Let’s Go Design Ultimate CAD Chair

First Look:  Let’s Go Design Ultimate CAD Chair
September 1, 2010 10 Comments »

Part of our activities at SolidWorks today included a tour of Jeremy Luchini’s Let’s Go Design studios.  We got to see the set where all the episodes are filmed.  Jeremy has some pretty awesome “props” in there which are products ... Read More »

Coming Soon: FREE DraftSight for MAC

Coming Soon: FREE DraftSight for MAC
August 31, 2010 9 Comments »

At the SolidWorks Blogger Press Event today in Concord, MA, we were shown a screenshot of the upcoming DraftSight version for MAC.  DraftSight for MAC will be available as a FREE download here in a couple of weeks over on ... Read More »

SolidWorks to Provide Software for Boy Scouts

SolidWorks to Provide Software for Boy Scouts
August 8, 2010 10 Comments »

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has brought the Inventing Merit Badge out of a long retirement and SolidWorks has agreed to provide a FREE copy of the SolidWorks Student Design Kit to any scout pursuing the Badge. The “new” ... Read More »

SolidWorks 2011 Beta – Coming Soon!

SolidWorks 2011 Beta – Coming Soon!
June 20, 2010 24 Comments »

Well, its that time of the year again folks.  SolidWorks 2011 Beta appears to be just a few weeks away.  No official dates have been given, but according to the SolidWorks Customer Portal site, the first Beta will be released  ... Read More »

Al Predicts the Future of SolidWorks

Al Predicts the Future of SolidWorks
February 21, 2010 53 Comments »

If you are active in the CAD world and haven’t heard of Al Dean and Develop3D, then you are seriously missing out. Al does a great job of looking at the MCAD Industry as a whole and his latest article ... Read More »

SolidWorks 2011 Sneak Peek

SolidWorks 2011 Sneak Peek
February 5, 2010 60 Comments »

One of the things that attendees look forward to the most when attending SolidWorks World is the sneak peek of the next version of SolidWorks. Attendees were treated to TWO previews this year since the SolidWorks Cloud technology was shown ... Read More »