Quick Start Guides

GenoCAD Quick Tip: Importing Grammars
See what you think about this Aristotelian syllogism: Reinventing the wheel is a terrible idea. Wheels are circular. DNA plasmids are circular, like whee...
Thu, 23 Jul, 2015 at 2:04 PM
GenoCAD Quick Tip: Saving a Design
Here's one option: You can do a bunch of work designing a new DNA construct in GenoCAD, then close your browser and leave to go get a latte, then get...
Thu, 23 Jul, 2015 at 2:14 PM
GenoCAD Quick Tip: Making Parts Libraries
Libraries: vast repositories of human knowledge and art. Quiet places of study and intellectual engagement. Call-backs to a long-forgotten age when st...
Thu, 23 Jul, 2015 at 2:28 PM
GenoCAD Quick Tip: Adding Parts Categories
You have individual genetic parts, right? And you probably have groups of parts that can be binned into the same category, right? Wouldn't it be nice...
Fri, 24 Jul, 2015 at 9:37 AM
GenoCAD Quick Tip: Editing Grammars
At GenoCAD, we believe that anyone can and should develop their own genetic grammars. Personalization and customization is power, according to Presi...
Wed, 22 Jul, 2015 at 5:14 PM
GenoCAD Quick Tip: Adding Rules to Grammars
Rules are meant to be broken. For example, calling in a carryout order at a busy restaurant while you're sitting at a table in the back drinking a Co...
Fri, 24 Jul, 2015 at 9:55 AM
GenoCAD Quick Tip: Copying Grammars
Let's say you've already got a grammar that you love. I mean, it's a work of art, it's your genetic masterpiece. But one day you look a...
Thu, 23 Jul, 2015 at 1:22 PM
GenoCAD Quick Tip: Exporting a Designed Construct
Exports are a big deal. So are imports, for that matter. So much so that at the time we originally wrote this quick tip, the US Congress was having a hea...
Fri, 24 Jul, 2015 at 2:50 PM
GenoCAD Quick Tip: Exporting Parts
You know those movies where smugglers have big, valuable objects that they have to get across a border? Generally, they end up taking only one of two app...
Fri, 24 Jul, 2015 at 3:11 PM
GenoCAD Quick Tip: Exporting Grammars
We've already covered two other types of exports that you can do in GenoCAD (they're Parts and Constructs, in case you're wondering), and we&...
Fri, 24 Jul, 2015 at 3:17 PM