One of the greatest banes of PCB design is the maintenance of component libraries. There are over 1 billion electrical components on the market according to SiliconExpert. Although there are numerous ways of obtaining components, each company must organize their components to fit their needs and workflow.Continue reading Beyond Altium Designer Symbol Centric Libraries – A Primer on External Tools for Library Management
With the 64-bit Altium Designer Version 18 release, there may be some compatibility issues that arise when installing a database library. Though this document focuses on Microsoft Access, the same concept is true for any type of database.
Why the ‘Golden Demo’ Isn’t So Golden!
When I was an application engineer at Altium, I was given the task of creating a golden demo which we would use for a weekly webinar. A colleague of mine and I managed to pull together a rather intricate 45-minute script that would demonstrate numerous functions of Altium Designer. Granted, I knew nothing about marketing and I was coming into this job after a decade of test and integration engineering.
This is an interview conducted by the editor, Andy Shaughnessy, of I-Connect007 with Paul Taubman back on November 9, 2017.
Nine Dot Connects has certainly blazed an interesting trail. The company started out as an Altium reseller, but in less than a decade, Nine Dot Connects has also become a design service bureau and a provider of PCB design instruction, training, and consulting services. A quick scan through their webpage reveals dozens of archived PCB design webinars, all neatly organized by category.