FusionNews for the week of 4/14: A weekly roundup of community news

by ShannonMcGarry 4 years ago 2 min read

FusionNews highlights the key things that happened over the past week in the Fusion 360 Community. New posts every Friday.



From the Fusion 360 Team

Shift Left & Product Development

“Test early and often” is the old mindset. Now it’s time to Shift Left, and cut development time and cost significantly in your next project.


Quick Tip: Sketch Gems, Part 2

Check out this 3 in 1 QUICK TIP where we’ll show you some clever ways of sketching (and troubleshooting) in Fusion 360.


Model of the Month – March

Congratulations to William Jones and his Union Pacific Big Boy model – winner of the Fusion 360 model of the month for March.


Fusion 360 Goes to (Engineering) School at the U.K.’s University of Warwick

Hear from Autodesk student expert, Ed Barlow about he and his team’s experience creating a (unmanned aerial vehicle) UAV using Fusion 360 & EAGLE.




Online: Virtual Lab – User Interface and Data Management

Become familiar with the user interface and how to best manage your data in Fusion 360 on April 17th at 1 PM PDT. Register here.


Online: Virtual Lab – Sketching & Part Modeling

Take an in-depth look at sketching, modeling, bodies vs. components and parametric vs. direct modeling on April 19th at 2 PM EDT. Register here.


Online: Virtual Lab- Assemblies

Learn more about assemblies, joints vs. as-built joints, and bodies and components on April 21st at 2 PM EDT. Register here.


Gallery Spotlights


Brushless Motor by Maximilian Dirkschneider

P47 by Michael Provost

Stepper Motor Driver Carrier by Gene Shoykhet


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Your Ideas from the Fusion 360 IdeaStation

We take your suggestions very seriously as they help to shape Fusion 360, so please share your ideas and vote for new features / enhancements you would like to see. Here are a few submissions from this week:

Have a story to share? We would love to hear more about you and how you’re using Fusion 360! Shoot me an email at Shannon.McGarry@autodesk.com

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