Scott says that this is THE tool to use when doing 3D printing.
podcast interview: Building a better 3D printer (with software!) with OctoPrint’s Gina Häußge on the Hanselminutes Technology Podcast: Fresh Air for Developers
"Scott talks to Gina Häußge, creator of OctoPrint. In very short order OctoPrint has gone from a small side project to Gina's full time open source job! OctoPrint gives your 3D Printer a camera, a print queue, visualizers, temperature control and much more! Gina shares her journey in this Maker episode."
The 3-D Printing Revolution - HBR
"Industrial 3-D printing is at a tipping point, about to go mainstream in a big way. Most executives and many engineers don’t realize it, but this technology has moved well beyond prototyping, rapid tooling, trinkets, and toys. “Additive manufacturing” is creating durable and safe products for sale to real customers in moderate to large quantities."