The 2013 release was shown to the press last week in an event that allowed the company to take the high road, ignoring FUD thrown by others. By Randall S. Newton The latest version of SolidWorks was introduced to the press and blogger corps last week by a Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks executive team that appeared clear on its mission, seemingly unaffected by the storm of … [Read more...] about Full steam ahead for SolidWorks
A story of distracted parents and a precocious child. By Randall S. Newton Once upon a time in 3D CAD Land a little girl was born to simple-minded parents who had no clue what to do with their new child. Their other children were already grown and making their way in the big wide world, but this new addition was by comparison helpless and seemingly hopeless in their … [Read more...] about Once upon a time in 3D CAD Land: A Solid Edge fairy tale
The recent suggestion that WebGL 1.0 has security holes launches the wrong set of fears. Jon Peddie takes a closer look. When Khronos launched the WebGL specifications with strong backing from Mozilla, Google, Apple, and Opera, we thought at last peace had come to the 3D web valley. We should have known better; seems that there are competing vested interests in proprietary … [Read more...] about WebGL: kill it before it grows?