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Who Screwed Up My Model?
By Darren Henry - November 16, 2016

Rebuild error? No problem! If your team has been using parametric CAD software over the last decade, they have most likely spent countless hours downloading and installing software, rebooting and restarting workstations, and dealing with crashes and rebuild errors. The last two occurrences are the most frustrating and often result in obscene expletives.

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Tech Tip: Sketch Patterns in Onshape
By Cody Armstrong - November 15, 2016

Onshape has many different commands for patterning sketches, aces, features and parts. Let’s take a look at creating a linear and circular pattern of sketch geometry.

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Agile Designers Need Real-Time Data Management
By Jon Hirschtick - November 10, 2016

In my last two blogs, we explored how forward-thinking companies are striving to speed up their time to market and boost innovation through a new approach to manufacturing: Agile Design. We looked at how full-cloud CAD enables real-time deployment for design teams, allowing them to provide new employees, contractors or partners instant access to their CAD system and CAD data on any computer, phone or tablet.

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Open Innovation: Agile Companies Seek Crowdsourced Product Development
By Scott Kahan - November 9, 2016

What can you learn from strangers? Some of the world’s most successful companies are now embracing Open Innovation, an effort to crowdsource development ideas from their customers and others – with the goal of potentially incorporating those ideas into future product lines.

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Tech Tip: Using the Debug Feature in FeatureScript
By Cody Armstrong - November 8, 2016

One of the most useful features for troubleshooting FeatureScript code is the debug function. Let’s take a look at how to use it!

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Introducing the Onshape Professional 21-Day Trial
By Darren Henry - November 3, 2016

We can talk all we want about how Onshape’s full-cloud CAD will help your company speed up your design cycle, boost innovation and put your products on the shelves faster, but you won’t achieve any of those things by just reading our blog.

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What’s New in Onshape’s Latest Update (11/02/16)
By Cody Armstrong - November 2, 2016

Halloween has come and gone, but we have one more treat for you! Check out all the awesome new features added with the latest update.

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Full-Cloud CAD: The Next Social Network
By Ilya Mirman - November 1, 2016

When you hear the phrase “social network,” the first thing that probably pops in your mind is Facebook. In 2013, to illustrate his company’s adoption globally, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg posted the above map of every Facebook friendship (each line is a connection between two friends). It’s fun to note that these billions of personal connections amount to the Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon game on steroids!

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