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.

1 Upcoming Class:

Date Time Location  
November 18, 19, 20, 21, 2019 12:00pm - 4:00pm - CST Register

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Training Testimonials

[The Instructor] did a great job teaching all of the subjects in an easy flowing manner. He did a great job of not only explaining how to do certain tasks but also why the tasks should be completed in a certain way, putting a large emphasis on the overall design philosophy.

Wyatt Kovich

After seeing this material, I see how other courses will directly improve my workplace abilities. I am truly impressed at how much we learned in a simple work week.

Robert Mentzer

Great class! A must have for any Industrial Designer. Should have taken it earlier...that is my only regret.

Mark Krasne