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How to use Onshape FeatureScript for UI Automation and custom shape generation?

What is Onshape FeatureScript? FeatureScript is a scripting language which allows automation in Onshape environment. It is introduced by Onshape for creating and working 3D parametric models. This script provides foundation for modeling, powerful parametric tools, robust geometric references, and a type system with types built for math in three dimensions FeatureScript looks like JavaScript and… Read More

6 different Platforms for 3D Shape Search

“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 if the part or something similar to it exists in the company’s design vault, which may contain a million files or so. Sometimes it is… Read More

6 Tools to develop a Cloud based engineering app!

We all know Cloud has descended upon us and will rule over most sectors. A Recent survey projected that manufacturing companies, will be adopting cloud based applications by  2017 dramatically.  This is because cloud has shown visible gains in IT cost, increasing the employee productivity and automation of information sharing resulting in better decision making… Read More

Autodesk Viewer! Web Collaboration redefined!

  Manufacturing landscape is evolving and therefore product development process is also changing. Anticipating a need for more synergistic working, Autodesk- the software giant declared ambitious plans for new $100 million project called Forge Initiative in December 2015. The Forge initiative was envisioned    around a cloud based platform to encourage a collaborative development. By introducing… Read More

FAQs on Onshape

What is OnShape? Onshape is the first and only full-cloud 3D CAD system that lets everyone on the design team work simultaneously using a web browser, phone or tablet. What are the benefits of Onshape? 1. No Installation required. Open your browser, login and go for it. 2. Work from anywhere, anyplace, anytime and any… Read More