I am a regular follower of the EFY Electronics Design Community on Facebook. Recently, I was quoted in EFY’s September 2012 issue for the opinion I gave on the use of EDA (Electronic Design Automation) tool in a post in the design community. The original reply can be found here. An excerpt from the article in the magazine reads like this:
Karan Thakkar, hobbyist and graduate from KIT's College of Engineering, says, "I have worked with KiCad and EAGLE. Both are easy to use. KiCad is free and open source and Eagle gives out a free evaluation version. I find Eagle more user friendly because of the large repository of libraries freely available. Although the evaluation version of EAGLE has some restriction on the size of the layout and the number of sheets, I'd definitely rate it good enough for a small electronics design firm."
The entire article can be read below (You can find me on Page 2, on the third paragraph from the end) : Continue reading