SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional: API Programming Training

Price: $1295.00
Credits: 3
Classroom: 3 sessions, 7 hours each
Virtual: Not Currently Available

Class #: E103

The goal of this course is to introduce the student to the SOLIDWORKS PDM (Formerly SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM) Application Programming Interface (API). Using the SOLIDWORKS PDM API is a great way to automate tasks and customize SOLIDWORKS PDM. Just about everything available in the SOLIDWORKS PDM user interface is available through the API.

The SOLIDWORKS PDM API is so robust and feature rich that it is impractical to cover every detail and still have the course be a reasonable length. Therefore, the focus of this course is on the fundamental skills and concepts central to successfully building SOLIDWORKS PDM applications. Once you have developed a good foundation in basic skills, you can use the documentation and abundant online resources to develop your application.

Class Details

  • Using the Macro Recorder

  • Connection Basics
  • Changing System and Document Defaults
  • Using API Help
  • VB Foundations
  • Part Automation
  • Creating Utility Scripts
  • Drawing Automation
  • Working with Custom Properties

The SOLIDWORKS API training guide will be supplied at the beginning of class and is yours to keep.

Students will be able to use the SOLIDWORKS API and VBA to create applications that will customize and automate your use of SOLIDWORKS.

2 Upcoming Classes:

Date Time Location  
May 28, 29, 30, 31 2019 12:00pm - 4:00pm - CST Hurry! Almost Full
November 18, 19, 20, 21, 2019 12:00pm - 4:00pm - CST Register

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Training Testimonials

Thanks so much for all the help with this class. You have really opened doors that were once closed.

Jim Enz

Instructor was very professional. He knows the software very well which helped in the training process. Class size was perfect which provided a more individual training approach.

Alek Brandenburg

[The Instructor's] flexibility and patience with the pace of the different students without sacrificing class content and overall pace was very impressive.

Miguel Navarro