CADSharpTools: .NET Developer Toolkit

Blog 13.8.2018 No Comments

CADSharp is pleased to announce that our industry-leading SOLIDWORKS API and SOLIDWORKS PDM API libraries are now available to CADSharp.com Power User members. This is the ultimate toolkit for those who want to speed up their .NET addin and stand-alone development by utilizing our hand-made library of commonly used functions and classes. Best of all,…

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Upcoming API Training Class Near Portland

Blog 6.8.2018 No Comments

CADSharp is offering a four-day live training class in Vancouver, WA, USA in October, 2018 on SolidWorks addin and stand-alone development using Visual Studio and VB.NET. Here’s what others have said about our classes: Why You Should Attend Highly rated. The last 40 survey respondents averaged 8.4 / 10 for the question, “Were you satisfied…

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Fix These 4 Common PDM Vault Addin Errors

Blog 1.8.2018 No Comments

Have you ever attempted to develop a SOLIDWORKS PDM addin and run into errors when adding it to the vault? This short posts discusses four different types of errors one might actually see when adding a new PDM addin to a vault. 1. The DLL is not com moduleĀ  This error simply means that your…

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What’s New in the 2018 SolidWorks API

Blog 1.3.2018 No Comments

SolidWorks 2018 was released over half a year ago, but it’s never too late to talk about the new enhancements in the SolidWorks API. Aside from covering new API calls, we will look at what is undoubtedly this version’s most notable upgrade: VSTA 2015. This lets programmers create .NET macros in Visual Studio instead of…

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Visually Create PropertyManager Pages

Blog 1.2.2018 No Comments

? Overview CADSharp is pleased to present its second product offering: the SOLIDWORKS PropertyManager Page Sandbox. The PMP Sandbox lets you easily generate the code needed for PropertyManager Pages (PMPs) using an intuitive WYSIWYG editor, much like you would use in the VB Editor or Visual Studio. Available for VBA, VB.NET, and C# and compatible…

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Join Us At SolidWorks World 2018

Blog 14.12.2017 No Comments

We are excited to announce that we will presenting and exhibiting at SolidWorks World 2018 in Los Angeles, CA on Feb 4-7. If you’ve never been, I highly encourage you to attend this high-energy event that I like to describe as “one-third learning, one-third networking, and one-third party”. If you are a CADSharp customer or…

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Technical Support Now Available Via Slack

Blog 4.12.2017 No Comments

One of the most valuable benefits of a CADSharp.com Power User membership is the on-demand technical support (SolidWorks API and SolidWorks PDM API) we provide to our customers. Previously this technical support was available only via email. As of today, we are now giving customers the option to ask questions and start discussions in CADSharp’s…

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Introducing CustomPropertyWorker

Blog 9.10.2017 No Comments

Overview CADSharp is pleased to present its first product offering: CustomPropertyWorker. CPW is an addin compatible with SolidWorks 2014 and later that will let you automate your work involving custom properties in a variety of powerful ways depending on whether you have the free or premium version. Features Basic Premium Create, update, and delete custom…

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Productivity Software and Tools That I Use

Blog 18.9.2017 3 Comments

In this post I want to give you a peek inside how I organize myself as a software developer, software development team leader, and small business owner. Consequently, you’ll learn something not only about how I develop software but also how I run CADSharp. But before we get started, I want to make a few…

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How to Crack A SolidWorks VBA Macro

Blog 16.2.2017 1 Comment

Any VBA macro, whether for SolidWorks or an Microsoft Office product, can have be locked using a password. The password is required to view the source code but not run the macro. This creates a neat little safeguard against tampering on the part of curious users, but it is not, in my opinion, a safeguard…

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