Articles by: Rod Mackay

Rod has been using 3D CAD software for over 25 years and has trained thousands of designers to use their CAD systems more effectively. Rod is the Javelin Webmaster and is based in Ottawa, ON., Canada.
Friday, August 28, 2020Online11:00 AM ET

Intuitive Design in the Cloud with 3DEXPERIENCE WORKS

3D Sculptor

Attend the webinar to learn how 3D Sculptor enables the design of organically shaped models using sub-divisional modeling. We’ll also explore how 3D Creator enables parametric design in the cloud. Built on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform, these solutions connect with your SOLIDWORKS Desktop 3D CAD software and work with…

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Top 50 Obscure SOLIDWORKS Tips and Tricks

Top 50 SOLIDWORKS Tips and Tricks

Over many years, SOLIDWORKS applications expert; Jim Peltier, has accumulated a list of more than 100 of tips and tricks. Watch his on-demand webinar below to learn top 50 time-saving tips from that list. For example, hidden commands, combination keystrokes, and interesting workflows that will make you say “that’s a…

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SOLIDWORKS Customer Feedback Survey Out Now

SOLIDWORKS Survey Email

If you are a SOLIDWORKS Subscription Service customer you may have recently received a SOLIDWORKS Customer Feedback Survey email in your inbox from 3ds@dssolidworkscx.com with the title “Your success is our goal! Please tell us how you are doing”. The email will look something like…

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SOLIDWORKS 2021 Beta Version now available

SOLIDWORKS 2021 Beta

Help impact the quality, performance and usability of SOLIDWORKS products by trying the SOLIDWORKS 2021 Beta Version. DS SOLIDWORKS have just announced that SOLIDWORKS® 2021 Beta is live, ready for your feedback, and we invite you to join SOLIDWORKS 2021 Beta testing now. Continued development…

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Our SOLIDWORKS Advanced Update Training Course has been Updated!

SOLIDWORKS Advanced Update Course

Our SOLIDWORKS Advanced Update Training Course has been recently updated to include new best practices and features included with the latest release of SOLIDWORKS. The focus of our SOLIDWORKS Advanced Update course is to learn the advanced functionality within the core SOLIDWORKS product including all…

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SOLIDWORKS Instant Upgrade Promotion Ending Soon!

SOLIDWORKS Promotion

Buy a Desktop, Network or Term SOLIDWORKS product and be instantly upgraded to the next level SOLIDWORKS product for FREE — savings of up to US$10,000. Must include the purchase of 1 year of upgrade SOLIDWORKS Subscription Service at full price. Act now as this offer…

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Advanced Simulation Software Reduces Late Changes, Expensive Physical Tests

SIMULIAworks Advanced Simulation Software

SIMULIAworks Structural Mechanics Engineer advanced simulation software enables you to make smart, collaborative design decisions to improve efficiency and boost your bottom line. No matter what kind of product you design, physical testing is expensive and time consuming; and design changes made late in the…

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How to make more Informed Engineering Decisions with Cloud based Analysis

Cloud based simulation

Tech Clarity research indicates top performers succeed with cloud based analysis technology. Nearly half (44%) of manufacturers say design decisions have become more difficult. If engineering wasn’t hard enough, economic fallout from COVID-19 will likely result in more responsibility falling on engineers who have fewer…

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DraftSight 10 Year Anniversary Promotion

DraftSight 10 Year Promotion

Ten years ago, DraftSight launched with the goal to help designers save money while meeting their AutoCAD DWG creation and editing needs. Today DraftSight continues to support this goal and offers incredible value to customers. To celebrate DraftSight’s 10th launch anniversary, for a limited time…

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