Welcome to week 2, which of course means chapter 3. This week we learn that SolidWorks 2015 is the year of progress! They’re leaving 2D emulator and 32-bit operating systems behind, and rushing headlong into the future of usability! Honorable Mentions Add-in Load Times The Add-Ins dialog box (Tools >> Add-Ins) now displays the … Continue reading
SolidWorks 2015 has arrived! It’s hard to believe we’re already talking about SolidWorks 2015. Hell, it’s hard to believe we’re already talking about the YEAR 2015. SolidWorks has come a long way since it was first released in 1995, alongside Toy Story and Jumanji. The improvements may be iterative, but each one is important. Over … Continue reading
The SolidWorks 2015 Launch Event took place last week and Dassault Systemes’ headquarters in Waltham, MA, and as a “user advocate” I was happy to be invited. The SolidWorks team presented a huge amount of information on the dozens – if not hundreds – of enhancements available to users in the 2015 version. If you … Continue reading
Get excited! Registration for SolidWorks World 2015 opened today, and you can head here to sign up for four glorious days of CAD, networking, new toys, and an Arizona winter. You won’t want to miss out on the dozens of exhibiting partners, hundreds of individual training sessions, and thousands of like-minded CAD users, plus three … Continue reading
The SolidWorks World 2014 proceedings site is now available! Head to www.solidworks.com/sww/proceedings to view all the videos and presentations from all 300+ breakout sessions, along with photos and videos from the rest of the convention. Enjoy!
SolidWorks World is a fast-paced, frenetic adventure. So what better way to relive it than through a chaotic Prezi! Use the arrow buttons to move through the presentation, or pan through it in your own order.
From the desk of CAD Manager Gordon: Help us Cadman and Rib-in! The evil Marker is terrorizing CAD City! Only the power of SolidWorks 2015 can stop him! You’ll have to perfect your equipment… …Find his lair… …Defeat his henchmen… …And unmask the villain himself! :Cue Twirly Batmusic:
If you haven’t yet heard of Mcor 3D printers, chances are you will soon. The paper-based builders are poised to launch something that visibly excites founder and CEO Dr. Connor MacCormack. Using only plain printer paper, glue, ink, and the Mcor Iris printer, the company can make incredible photorealistic 3D models. And they want to … Continue reading
In the Partner Pavilion area of SolidWorks World 2014, DS SolidWorks Corp demonstrated a feature that has never before been implemented in a 3D CAD platform. Running SolidWorks 2015 on a Windows 8.1 device (a Microsoft Surface Pro no less), the product development team demonstrated the ability to print a 3D model directly to a … Continue reading
Four years ago, I attended my first SolidWorks World in San Antonio. I’d been given a complimentary conference pass as thanks for my role as a brand new SolidWorks User Group leader, and I saved up to pay for the flight and the tiny hotel room down the street. Now, on the eve of SolidWorks … Continue reading