CAD

6 different Platforms for 3D Shape Search

February 15th, 2017|

“Design, reuse or source?” is a standard dilemma being faced by all the engineering firms for a long time now. It’s not an easy decision, as engineers must first determine [...]

Adding Custom GUI to Autodesk Inventor

January 9th, 2017|

This is an era of specialization which means there is a specialized software to design everything. There is a design software to only meant to design a screw and on [...]

Think You’re Cut out for Doing Cocos3D

January 4th, 2017|

With a prediction of 4.77 billion mobile phone users in 2017, mobiles are the rising star of digital platform. According to a study conducted by comScore, a leading cross-platform measurement [...]

Virtual Reality –the New Era in 3D Engineering.

August 29th, 2016|

Video games are addictive; recently an engaging game of search and acquire (Pokemon Go!) has been actually driving young and old into a frenzy. It has successfully merged the real [...]

What is the need of 3D CAD Plugin Customization and Development?

August 19th, 2016|

What is CAD Plugin? Plugin/add-in is a software component that adds a specific feature to an existing CAD software program (viz. Autocad, Solidworks, Inventor, Fusion 360, Onshape). Plugins enhance the [...]

How to import and export AutoCAD (DWG/DXF) files in your application?

July 9th, 2016|

Fig(1): Illustration of interoperability AutoCAD is amongst the most popular CAD software and has been around for almost three decades now. DWG (.dwg – DraWinG) is AutoCAD’s native file format. [...]

Reflections on Fusion 360!

June 7th, 2016|

Fusion 360 from the Autodesk stable is a powerful 3D modeling software package with an integrated, parametric, feature based CAM module built into the software.  A first in the CAD/CAM [...]

Plug-in: Exporting VRML from Autodesk Inventor

July 29th, 2013|

In this blog article, I am going to provide you with a high level overview of how to go about writing a plugin on Autodesk Inventor to help export the [...]