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    Weekly Digest: Is that a Lucky Board or Did You Just Switch to Altium Designer?

    Stephanie Hardman
    |  March 15, 2019

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    Are you switching from OrCAD, PADs or Eagle to Altium Designer®  ? Lucky you! Click on the links for helpful resources, or keep reading to see everything we published this week. We have content from Happy Holden and other industry experts on the Altium PCB Design blog this week. We’re bringing the top industry voices together to provide you with Expert News at design time.


    PCB Industry Expert Series on the PCB Design Blog

    This week we highlighted a special industry organization, the SMTA in the article: Dedicated to Electronics? Join the SMTA. We also have a new Industry Expert Series on the PCB Design Blog because there's no lucky board designers, just well prepared ones! So we’ve collaborated with industry experts to bring you the best information in PCB design.

    Check out the new content on the blog this week:

    Just in case you’re new to the Series, review some Flex and HDI favorites from previous weeks:


    Altium Designer Webinars

    Sign up now for one of the new Live webinars listed below. You can also sign up for live and on-demand webinars across all regions and languages here.

    New webinars to sign up for this month:

    • How To Increase Design Productivity With The Interactive Properties Panel - March 19th
    • Altium Designer® 19 Live Webinar - March 20th
    • New Experiences Of Part And Component Search - March 21st
    • Altium ® 19 Draftsman® Improvements - March 26th
    • The Art Of Defining The Layer Stack For A Multi-layer High-Speed PCB - March 28th


    Altium Videos on YouTube

    New this week on the Altium Youtube Channel, watch Eric Bogatin talk about Connecting Electromagnetic Field Science To Circuit Theory. Click here to watch and remember to subscribe! New this week in the Altium Youtube Channel, we’ve released some great How-to videos:


    The OnTrack Podcast with Judy Warner

    Last week on the OnTrack Podcast, Judy Warner and Tyler Mincey discussed the unique, hybrid venture that is part venture capitalist and part engineering team. Next week we’ll have a deep dive into a special topic raised by one of our listeners. You can also listen to the podcast and catch up on previous episodes on any of your favorite podcast apps including Podbean, iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, TuneIn, Youtube, PlayerFM and if you can’t find us, let us know!


    New Altium Instagram - Follow Us!

    This week we signed up for an Altium Instagram account, and we’ve been scrolling ever since. All the #AltiumDesigner and #Altium hashtags are making us feel right at home! Keep ‘em coming and let’s be friends!

    If you have something you’d like to contribute please reach out and let us know; we’re delighted to connect and thank you in advance for your time.


    Sign up and try Altium Designer 19 today.

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