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You already have everything you need to 3d print.

3D Builder with Clan Crest loaded

Got Windows 10 and a network connection?

3D Builder

3D printing just got a whole lot easier.  Windows 10 comes with 3D Builder pre-installed, therefore everyone with Windows 10 can open, view and edit 3D model files right on your desktop.   This brings 3D printing within reach of everyone and we encourage you to give it a try. Continue reading You already have everything you need to 3d print.

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Cloud Computing: Develop the skills to automate

3d city scene created in Blender

Cloud Computing: Develop the skills to automate

For several years, I have been experimenting with 3d modelling.  This has been as a pastime alongside my "day job" of managing IT services in a large company.   These started off as distinct and separate activities,  but recently have been on a converging path.

I am an evangelist for cloud computing. I am also enthusiastic about is possible with a bit of applied know-how.   In the beginning, much of the motivation behind Celtic3d was to put my money where my mouth is and prove-out some of the theoretical advantages of cloud by learning and experiencing the practicalities for myself.

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Site setup using WordPress on AWS hosting

System Overview

Low cost, scalable self-hosting on AWS.    

In evaluating our options for hosting Celtic3d, we wanted something that would start off relatively low cost, but could be scaled up without having to completely re-building the site later and we had a rough idea of the sort of environment we wanted down the road.   

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