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Onshape Proud to Support FIRST Robotics
By Noa Flaherty - January 9, 2017

Onshape is proud to sponsor the FIRST Robotics Competition, offering every participant a free Onshape Education account and additional support.

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This 2017 Formula 1 Racecar is Fueled by Onshape’s Public Plan
By Darren Garnick - January 5, 2017

Veteran racecar designer Nicolas Perrin, who has worked for multiple Formula 1 teams, uses Onshape to create and edit open-access CAD models with a global community of engineers, racing enthusiasts and the public. 

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How Will Your Design Team Be More Efficient in 2017?
By Daniel J. Murphy - December 27, 2016

No matter what type of work you do, whether it be financial services, marketing, or product design, improving your team’s efficiency is a mandate. Every year, your team needs to be smarter and faster.

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Tech Tip: Assigning a State to Your Design in Onshape
By Cody Armstrong - December 22, 2016

One of the more common questions we hear is “Can I assign a state to my model in Onshape?” The answer is yes. Onshape currently has four states to choose from: “In Progress,” “Pending,” “Released,” and “Obsolete.”

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What is Onshape Boot Camp?
By Darren Garnick - December 21, 2016

Although Onshape Boot Camp (also known as Onshape Overview Training) doesn’t involve any pushups, kettlebells or burpees, dealing with muscle memory is a huge part of learning a new CAD system.

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What’s New in Onshape’s Latest Update (12/15/16)
By Cody Armstrong - December 15, 2016

It’s been an amazing year for Onshape, packed with new features and enhancements. For a closer look at Onshape’s 16 updates in 2016, click on the timeline above.

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Happy First Birthday, Onshape!
By Jon Hirschtick - December 12, 2016

This Wednesday is our product’s first birthday. December 14, 2015 marked the commercial release of Onshape, the first full-cloud CAD system that we built specifically to support Agile Design. It’s been an amazing year!

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Custom Feature Spotlight: Multi-Plane
By Cody Armstrong - December 7, 2016

If you’re a CAD user who creates a lot of complex lofts, you need a lot of construction planes. Lofts are often constructed over many evenly spaced planes to get the exact contour you are looking for. So how do we create all these planes?

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