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Jeremy Tammik
Switzerland
Interests: rock climbing
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AU registration is open, fuzzy comparison is important for real numbers, Python learning material and time for a break – Autodesk University 2021 open and free – Real number comparison requires fuzz – Getting started with Python – Vacation time... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at The Building Coder
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An invitation to the upcoming AEC collaboration webinar and overviews over dockable panels, dialogue handling, decompilation and railing geometry – AEC collaboration webinar – Dockable panels and WebView2 – Dismissing Revit pop-ups – Check API changes using decompilation – Railing geometry... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2021 at The Building Coder
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We discuss enhancements to RevitLookup, a list of all built-in Revit failures, and a neat utility to determine all room-wall adjacencies – Adjacent rooms and walls – List of all built-in failures – Recent RevitLookup updates – RevitLookup installation... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2021 at The Building Coder
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Two Revit API discussion forum threads reinforce the ever-present need to regenerate, the development team clarifies access to various asset keyword properties, and Harry Mattison shares a free tool to create and update a toposurface from a set of model lines – Asset keyword access – Modifying group requires regen – Modifying part material requires regen – Topo from lines... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2021 at The Building Coder
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Two Revit API discussion forum threads that I am currently involved in – Painting stairs – Ray tracing vs bounding box to find beams intersecting columns... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2021 at The Building Coder
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A few new aspects of the Revit 2022 unit handling API and ForgeTypeId usage – FixtureUnit ParameterType – Revit 2022 unit handling API in Dynamo – String values for Forge units – Unit conversion without knowing – How will we live together?... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2021 at The Building Coder
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How are reflections like flip and mirror reflected in the BIM element transform? – Transient elements hack – Temporary incanvas graphics API video – Shared versus non-shared parameter creation – Direct PDF export and DA4R... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2021 at The Building Coder
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Here are a couple of the interesting topics that came up in the last couple of days – Numerous RevitLookup enhancements – Revit API Labs training material 2022 – Visual Studio Revit add-in templates 2022 – The SetGeometryCurve overrideJoins argument – Exploring assembly reference DLL hell with Fuslogvw... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2021 at The Building Coder
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An example of real-time live graphical user input feedback, cloud model functionality, the ever important need to regenerate and other important topics for this holiday day – Line angle and direction jig – Determine cloud model local file path – How to refresh GroupType.Groups – Online access to RevitAPI.chm help files – C++/C# frontend engineer... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2021 at The Building Coder
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Very short notice on the Ask Me Anything session taking place later today, and a vastly enhanced method for sorting curve loops – Today: Inside the Factory, Ask Me Anything – Sorting non-planar curve loops... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2021 at The Building Coder
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The Revit 2022 API includes an exceptional list of exciting enhancements for add-in developers, including numerous developer wishes and requests that have now been explicitly addressed – Information sources – What's new in previous versions – Detailed tasble of contents – API Changes – API Additions... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2021 at The Building Coder
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The Revit 2022 SDK is now available for download from the Revit Developer Centre autodesk.com/developrevit. I logged my experiences installing it, setting up RvtSamples, loading the SDK external commands, and migrating The Building Coder samples to the new release – First the logs – Revit 2022 SDK warnings – Setting up RvtSamples – The Building Coder samples migration – ParameterType and ForgeTypeId – O'Reilly answers... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2021 at The Building Coder
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We continue the foray into Revit 2022 enhancements with a real-world migration tool using the new SaveAsCloudModel functionality and the flat migration of RevitLookup – Save as cloud model from BIM360 Team to Docs – RevitLookup 2022 – A librarian's take on corona... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2021 at The Building Coder
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Revit 2022 has been released. Two important features are parameter API enhancements and built-in PDF export functionality – Replace deprecated ParameterType with ForgeTypeId – Multi-target 2021 and 2022 using MSBuild – PDF export default paper format can fail – PDF export output file naming – Five beginner mistakes... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2021 at The Building Coder
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Revit 2022 has been released – Revit 2022 SDK coming soon – What's new – Enhancements – Bimsmith take – Microservices and serverless architecture – Questioning the standard model theory... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2021 at The Building Coder
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A new version of Revit coming soon, solutions for automatic column type creation and instance placement, handling arc angles, career opportunities and a sustainable economic model – What's new in Revit 2022 sneak peek – Creating column types from list – Normalising arc start and end angle – Many exciting opportunities at Autodesk – The sustainable doughnut economic model... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2021 at The Building Coder
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Here are some exciting Forge, Revit API and other topics for today – Forge online training in April 2021 – RevitApiDocs support for Revit 2021 – Welcome, AEC BIM Tools – Visual materials API in Dynamo – 24x24 stacked ribbon items – Innovative drone fly-through film... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2021 at The Building Coder
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A lengthy and fruitful conversation on implementing valid rebar stirrup constraints and more advice on determining boundary elements for the entire building and individual rooms – Rebar stirrup constraints – Exterior bounding walls – All walls including non-bounding interior walls – Floors and ceilings – Revit API and UX style guide – Today's collective action problem... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2021 at The Building Coder
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Let's look at the outer boundaries of both buildings and rooms today – Finding exterior walls continued – Retrieving room bounding elements – Comic Sans is a public good... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2021 at The Building Coder
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Lots of exciting discussion going on in the Revit API discussion forum and elsewhere – No redemption for naughty updaters – DIY Add-in manifest – Generative design in C# – AI identifies and classifies BIM elements in 2D sketch... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2021 at The Building Coder
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Today, we look at the add-in manifest, learning Python and Dynamo, the status of the Revit Python shell and a useful stand-alone IFC viewer – Personalised add-in manifest – Learning Python and Dynamo – Quo vadis, RevitPythonShell? – IFC.js... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2021 at The Building Coder
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Today, let's look at two Japanese Forge questions, on model groups and the Revit engine language, another RevitLookup enhancement, and, while we're talking about languages, a surprising scientific discovery on naked mole-rat dialects – Retrieving Revit model group in Forge – Specifying the Revit UI language in DA4R – RevitLookup supports ScheduleDefinition GetField – Naked mole-rats speak in community dialects – Van Gogh 360... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2021 at The Building Coder
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Birthday in the past, DevDays in the future, and running a Revit command in the present moment – Happy Birthday, Autodesk! – DevDays online 2021 – For everyone – For ADN members – PostCommand + SendKeys – SVG tutorial... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2021 at The Building Coder
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I need to come to terms with a split personality. Meanwhile, lots more going on in the Revit API discussion forum – Two Jeremys – Multiple collectors versus multiple filters – RevitLookup handles split region offsets – Python and Dynamo autotag without overlap – Custom errors and preventing changes – Ecological cost of crypto currency and art... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2021 at The Building Coder
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An important insight in using a filtered element collector with a parameter filter, a handy open source OCR tool and a few productivity tips – Parameter filter also checks element type – Capture2Text, a handy OCR tool – Productivity tips... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2021 at The Building Coder