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Visual Pipeline

famadorianfamadorian Member Posts: 191 ✭✭
Are there any plans for some sort of visual pipeline for constructing in onshape? Using nodes, inputs and modules to somehow do visual programming?

Comments

  • michał_1michał_1 Member, Developers Posts: 202 ✭✭✭
    A very interesting idea, current (parametric 1.0) feature tree creates an impression of a linear workflow, where at least with the multi-part studio it's nothing like that. It's more like parallel strings of features. I don't know if node editor is the right choice but some new idea could help visualize actual nature of parametric modeling.
  • philip_thomasphilip_thomas Member, Moderator, Onshape Employees, Developers Posts: 1,225
    @esben_stien - there are currently no plans to implement this.

    That said, Onshape DOES give you the ability to create your own Custom Features using the same feature development tools that our developers use. This is unique in the industry and enables you to both learn from our source code (we open-sourced all of our feature source code) as well as create features and productivity tool that are 'first class citizens' (meaning that they will always regenerate and are treated just like the built in ones - for example, the inputs can be configured).

    This capability has been met with resounding enthusiasm and the creation of some amazing features - check it out!

    www.onshape.com/customfeatures (there is also a link there to our source code).
    Philip Thomas - Onshape
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