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SOLIDWORKS Workgroup PDM Triggers

SOLIDWORKS Workgroup PDM introduces Workgroup PDM Triggers, a model for implementing server-side notifications of relevant user events. This includes the ability to monitor document check-ins, changes in projects, and changes in ownership. Workgroup PDM Triggers implements a message queuing architecture from Microsoft™ that provides a framework for hooking in custom applications.

It is assumed that you are familiar with:
  • Microsoft Windows operating systems
  • XML
  • A programming language
You can find Workgroup PDM Triggers examples at http://www.solidworks.com/api/. All of the sample code supplied is provided on an as-is basis, and is only intended to demonstrate ways of using the Workgroup PDM API. SOLIDWORKS makes no representations or warranties regarding these samples. Any licensed user of SOLIDWORKS Workgroup PDM is free to use any or all of these samples in connection with building applications related to Workgroup PDM, and is granted a royalty free, non-exclusive license for these samples, or parts thereof. Intellectual property rights of the samples remain with SOLIDWORKS. Any confidentiality provisions of the Workgroup PDM license apply to the samples.

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