Get Started with SOLIDWORKS Cloud: 3D Modeling & Design in the Browser!

Today we’re going to be taking a look at a new Cloud/Online Offering from SolidWorks. It’s a browser-based CAD offering that is bringing SolidWorks remote!

I’ve long been a proponent of cloud and browser-based design platforms.

With more and more teams working remotely and in hybrid arrangements every year. Being able to get away from expensive modeling hardware, servers, file organization, and Network licenses not only provides huge cost savings, it also helps streamline the shift to distributed teams while maintaining collaboration through a project’s lifecycle.

AutoCAD Viewports Explained! Layout / Paper Space Tutorial & Must-Know Tips

This week, I wanted to share a new video where we are diving into how viewports work in AutoCAD.

Easily one of the most common questions and sticking points when learning AutoCAD is the difference and use for Model space versus Paper or Layout Space.

A big part of the confusion or learning curve is many users have difficulty fully understanding what or how a viewport is used. Along with what it can do for us as designers!

Tips To Prevent Burnout and Stay Engaged as a CAD Designer, Engineer, Remote Worker, etc..

Being a Designer/Drafter/Engineer can be quite a sedentary and repetitive career.

To stay engaged, healthy, and happy, it’s essential to make an effort to keep active & learn consistently. Over our careers, we’ll go through periods of boredom, low energy, and doubt…

Tasks become familiar, repetitive, and unchallenging.

Days can feel like they’re dragging on.

Health and energy levels feel like they’re always taking a back seat.

Spending every day sitting at a desk can be draining.