FreeCAD on the web

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Re: FreeCAD on the web

Postby Joel_graff » Wed Oct 17, 2018 5:15 pm

System76 is using FreeCAD to design their new open source hardware!

https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page= ... hter-Board
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Re: FreeCAD on the web

Postby PrzemoF » Wed Oct 17, 2018 5:24 pm

Joel_graff wrote:
Wed Oct 17, 2018 5:15 pm
System76 is using FreeCAD to design their new open source hardware!

https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page= ... hter-Board
That's a big one! Maybe we should approach them and ask to fill bug reports or post suggestions, improvement ideas or patches if they do some code changes as well? I believe that cooperation with companies using FreeCAD to make money is very important.
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Re: FreeCAD on the web

Postby bitacovir » Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:06 pm

Joel_graff wrote:
Wed Oct 17, 2018 5:15 pm
System76 is using FreeCAD to design their new open source hardware!

https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page= ... hter-Board
Realy? I see a screenshot that was shared in twitter by Harris Kenny. But it is not clear that the company's design department is using FreeCAD in their workflow.
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Re: FreeCAD on the web

Postby Joel_graff » Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:15 pm

bitacovir wrote:
Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:06 pm
Realy? I see a screenshot that was shared in twitter by Harris Kenny. But it is not clear that the company's design department is using FreeCAD in their workflow.
Right - there's no way to know without someone explicitly stating where FC fits into their workflow, but it's obvious it is a part of it. FC's learning curve is steep enough that I doubt they'd have done that much design in it on a whim. :)
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Re: FreeCAD on the web

Postby DeepSOIC » Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:36 pm

EEVBlog:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MlD4x0WMbZo
The video is not about FreeCAD, and doesn't even mention it. What I would like to point out is the comments about FreeCAD. In v0.16 era, it was almost always like "freecad is hopeless", "freecad is piece o shit", "freecad sucks". Now most replies range from "freecad is getting somewhere" to "freecad was massively improved" to "freecad is awesome". Looks like some good progress to me :mrgreen:
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Re: FreeCAD on the web

Postby PrzemoF » Fri Oct 19, 2018 8:59 am

I agree, that's something new :D More opinions here [1].
Average Ratings 50 Reviews
4.5 / 5 Overall
4.5 / 5 Ease of Use
4 / 5 Customer Service
I think we need to work harder on the forum ;) Customer service 4/5 ?? :D
[1] https://www.capterra.com/p/167527/FreeCAD/
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Re: FreeCAD on the web

Postby bitacovir » Fri Oct 19, 2018 12:11 pm

PrzemoF wrote:
Fri Oct 19, 2018 8:59 am
I agree, that's something new :D More opinions here [1].
Average Ratings 50 Reviews
4.5 / 5 Overall
4.5 / 5 Ease of Use
4 / 5 Customer Service
I think we need to work harder on the forum ;) Customer service 4/5 ?? :D
[1] https://www.capterra.com/p/167527/FreeCAD/
With more and more examples of projects using FreeCAD the bad comments loss their sense.
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Re: FreeCAD on the web

Postby bitacovir » Sun Oct 21, 2018 2:14 pm

Joel_graff wrote:
Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:15 pm
bitacovir wrote:
Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:06 pm
Realy? I see a screenshot that was shared in twitter by Harris Kenny. But it is not clear that the company's design department is using FreeCAD in their workflow.
Right - there's no way to know without someone explicitly stating where FC fits into their workflow, but it's obvious it is a part of it. FC's learning curve is steep enough that I doubt they'd have done that much design in it on a whim. :)
I asked to Harry Kenny if they are using FreeCAD. He said the Thelio board was designed with KiCAD.
https://twitter.com/harriskenny/status/ ... 5137774592
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Re: FreeCAD on the web

Postby triplus » Sun Oct 21, 2018 11:05 pm

bitacovir wrote:
Sun Oct 21, 2018 2:14 pm
I asked to Harry Kenny if they are using FreeCAD.
Certainly qualifies as a thought of the day. When you don't know. Ask! ;)
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Re: FreeCAD on the web

Postby easyw-fc » Mon Oct 22, 2018 8:02 am

bitacovir wrote:
Sun Oct 21, 2018 2:14 pm
I asked to Harry Kenny if they are using FreeCAD. He said the Thelio board was designed with KiCAD.
https://twitter.com/harriskenny/status/ ... 5137774592
I knew that the KiCAD FreeCAD binding would have gotten nice results :D
https://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=28360