Trends in the Development of Machinery and Associated Technology

Stroka Roman, Moravec Ján
2008 unpublished
In the paper is a described VBA (Visual Basic for Application) and API (Application programming interface) in CAD/CAM system ALPHACAM. VBA is a full fledge programming language that allows a developer to create applications, the MACROS are now PROCEDURES. In second part of article is described the Communication Manager. It allows the connection between CAD/CAM system ALPHACAM and CAPP system SYSKLASS. The Communication Manager was made by VBA and his utilization brings the effective tool for a
more » ... fective tool for a rapid communication between both systems.