Drawings Hackathon & Trophy

I haven't publicly spoken about my new job, so here goes. Just over 3 months ago, I joined the PDMS team at Autodesk as a Product Manager. My primary focus is on 2D drawings in Fusion 360. We're building some pretty awesome tools, you should definitely check out the Public Roadmap for Fusion drawings. Today... Continue Reading →

Fusion 360 Calibrating 1:1 Prints

The print dialogue in Fusion is relatively simple, you hit print, it sends your drawing to the printer, magic! What may not be obvious, is what happens behind the scenes, and how the drawing is scaled. Here’s how printing from Fusion 360 desktop client works. Fusion 360 prints 1:1 when the paper size of the... Continue Reading →

Fusion 360 – Marching on!

The March update to Fusion 360 is something not to be missed. This update is HUGE! So what's the big deal? Well, for starters the team has included a bunch of productivity updates as well as introducing brand new Assembly Concurrency workflows, and a new Nesting & Fabrication Extension. For more details including workflow videos,... Continue Reading →

Autodesk Cloud Services Up-time Dashboard

If you use AutoCAD, Revit, Inventor, Fusion360, Vault, or pretty much any of the main stream Autodesk products, you will have at some stage used an Autodesk cloud service. To help understand any planned maintenance or outages, Autodesk have created a "Health Dashboard", which shows the current status of all cloud services, as well as... Continue Reading →

Autodesk University 2018 Review

I was fortunate enough to visit Autodesk University in Las Vegas this year, and I had a really good time networking with industry peers, meeting my new colleagues from our European teams, and catching up with a few key Autodesk folks. My favourite classes and meetings at AU, are always the ones that I can't... Continue Reading →

Units Matter: Here’s how to set them

In 1996 the inaugural Tri-Nations rugby tournament was played between Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. New Zealand won the trophy that year, but the story behind the massive trophy is rather interesting. According to a 2013 article on stuff.co.nz, the trophy now lives at the Palmerston North Rugby Museum. Taking up the most space... Continue Reading →

Generative Design comes to PDMC

Product Design and Manufacturing Collection subscribers now have access to the Generative Design tools in Fusion 360 Ultimate. Generative Design uses Cloud Credits for processing, these credits would need to be purchased in addition to your PDMC subscription. Check out the tweet below from Fusion 360, follow the link through to all of the details.... Continue Reading →

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