By Scott Dibben in Fusion 360, Posted March 17, 2017

F360, Built Fusion Tough

So, I’m guessing people have been trying to sell you on Fusion 360 (F360).  Is it the same old Autodesk vs fight, you know the, “Ford or Chevrolet”?   In this case, it shouldn’t be.  Fusion 360 in its current state is more like adding all those cool options we can’t live without to your grandma’s car.  You know the ones; remote start, Bluetooth for our phones (you need to be safe), backup cameras, and what is becoming my new favorite, blind zone detection (Okay maybe I’ve had an issue with that in the past).  Are you confused yet?  Let’s break it down a…

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By RJ in Fusion 360, Posted March 8, 2017

With Fusion 360 You Can...Predict the Future?

If you haven’t opened Fusion 360 for a few days, you may be missing out on the latest huge update in Fusion 360!  It came to us on March 1st. Just earlier that day I hosted a webinar on Fusion & traditional CAD (which you can watch here).  Now, I’m not exactly claiming that it was prophetic, but there is proof to be found that I discussed some things in the webinar specifically that were out of date just hours later...  The crazy fast update cadence of Fusion 360 is one of my favorite parts of the whole platform.  Can I really tell the future, or does F…

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By RJ in Fusion 360, Posted March 1, 2017

Hello, My Name is Fusion 360

Fusion 360.  What is it?  Why should I care?  Also, wasn’t it in Inventor like 5 years ago?  Doesn’t it have something to do with the cloud? You have questions. We're here to help. Fusion 360 is already a powerful product development tool.  With a short development and release cycle, the product changes 10x faster than traditional CAD platforms.  Have an idea?  Let them know!  Autodesk is building this new platform from the ground up for the next generation of CAD, and using your input to make it better for you. What kind of features and development d…

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By RJ in Fusion 360, Posted February 17, 2017

Fusion 360 – Design Management You Could Only Dream Of

Wouldn’t it be cool if there were a way to make everything you design in one file format?  No more tangle of SLDDRWs, SLDASMs, and SLDPRTs, or IPTs, IAMs, IPNs, DWGs, and IDWs to manage.  Everything, in one format.  Now, this might seem even more unrealistic, but what if you didn’t even have to worry about what the format was?  No scrolling though formats and files, just previews of the designs you’ve built.  Let’s keep going, what if you didn’t have to worry about where you stored a design?  Instead of digging through network and local drives looking fo…

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By RJ in Fusion 360, Posted January 20, 2017

Offline Mode Updates - Coming to Fusion 360!

Subscribe Now! Add Fusion 360 to your cart now to get started It was bound to happen sooner or later with a new cloud-connected design software – The Great Fusion 360 Service Outage of 2016.  In early December, there was an unplanned outage that lasted nearly an entire day.  I watched the updates from Autodesk rolling in, predictions of restoration one after another passing by with no fulfillment.  In fact, this very scenario is one that makes many traditional CAD users wary of a connected product like Fusion 360. Now you may think I’m crazy, but i…

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