Starting to use SolidWorks

We recently purchased a copy of SolidWorks to use with our various engineering projects.  In about 3 hours, I was able to learn how to create parts, assemblies, and drawings.  

The software (to this point) is nothing short of incredible.  And I’m just using the most basic features.  

Here is a graphic of Rubber Band Gun #6 internals…



I’ll have more updates as we progress deeper into the software.


Great post on PHP’s preg_match regular expressions

Over at smashing magazine, they have a great post on PHP’s preg_match() regular expressions.  They cover a number of advanced topics in light detail, including:

1. Greediness/Laziness

2. Back Referencing

3. Named Groups

4. Word Boundaries

5. Atomic Groups

6. Recursion

7. Callbacks

8. Commenting

See it here!