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SolidWorks 2012 Sneak Peek

SolidWorks 2012 Sneak Peek
January 27, 2011 9 Comments »

One of the favorite parts for many attendees at SolidWorks World each year is the Sneak Peek preview of the upcoming SolidWorks release.  This year at SolidWorks World 2011, we all got a Sneak Peek of SolidWorks 2012.  Like many ... Read More »

SolidWorks World 2011 General Session Tuesday

SolidWorks World 2011 General Session Tuesday
January 25, 2011 5 Comments »

The Tuesday General Session is now over and SolidWorks World is nearing it’s halfway point. The focus of today’s session was on The SolidWorks User Groups and SolidWorks Customer Stories. Fielder Hiss led off the with an award for HP ... Read More »

SolidWorks World Monday General Session

SolidWorks World Monday General Session
January 24, 2011 3 Comments »

The first General Session is over and WOW we have had quite the beginning to SolidWorks World. Jeff Ray kicked off the event by sharing how companies using SolidWorks assisted in the rescue of the miners trapped in Chile in ... Read More »

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 »

First Announcement: SolidWorks n!Fuze

First Announcement:  SolidWorks n!Fuze
January 23, 2011 1 Comment »

Yesterday on the SolidWorks Blog, SolidWorks n!Fuze was announced. This is the long rumored and delayed “first cloud product” that was demonstrated at SolidWorks World last year. As mentioned in the article, it has gone through three name changes and ... Read More »

Arrival at SolidWorks World 2011

Arrival at SolidWorks World 2011
January 22, 2011 2 Comments »

Arrival at SolidWorks World is always one of the coolest parts of the trip.  Getting to see friends who I haven’t seen since last year is fun and is certainly one of the highlights of the day.  You also get ... 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 »

Back in Action and Ready for SolidWorks World 2011

Back in Action and Ready for SolidWorks World 2011
January 18, 2011 4 Comments »

For the first time in this site’s existence, I had to take a break.  The last two years have brought MANY exciting changes in what I do everyday which has resulted in much LESS free time for Blogging.  So with ... 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 »