Onshape recently introduced FeatureScript - a new programming language that lets you create new features. We’re seeing a ton of interest from users, with many folks taking FeatureScript for a spin and contributing their features to the community.
FeatureScript - It’s So Easy An Engineer Can Do It
July 27, 2016 at 9:00 AM By Caitlyn Egan
Studying Computer Science and Business in an engineering school has taught me to appreciate technological innovation above all else. That being said, mechanical engineers and software engineers seem to come from two different planets - both are afraid of what the other person does. I didn’t want to touch CAD and they didn’t want to touch code.
If you’re not familiar with the Pan-Mass Challenge, it’s an amazing opportunity for thousands of cyclists (experienced and casual) to pedal their energies for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The main ride runs 190 miles through 46 Massachusetts towns, though there are 12 different routes of varying distances to accommodate riders of all abilities.
Adopting new technology, such as a new CAD application, can potentially help bring your product to market faster and give your company an advantage over the competition. The first step in determining whether you should adopt a new technology is properly evaluating its benefits and how they would impact your company. Here are a few tips to help you in the evaluation process:
Updates to Onshape continue at a rapid pace with new and improved features added every few weeks – no need to download or install, just hit the refresh button on your browser! This latest update includes many user-requested enhancements. Let’s take a look.
I’m a longtime Mac user and have always hated having to restart my computer in Boot Camp mode whenever I wanted to use CAD. Now, with Onshape, I can model right in my web browser on my Macbook Pro without ever having installed any software.