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Jeremy Tammik
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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
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
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
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
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
Today, we discuss cores, splinters and data – Using .NET 5 and Core – Controlling face triangulation LOD – SQL versus NoSQL... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2021 at The Building Coder
Today, we look at accessing and exporting sheet view coordinates, transforms, images and title block data, including the title block geometry and text values – Extracting title block geometry and text – Element coordinates on sheet – Export view as high quality image... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2021 at The Building Coder
The wish to be able to programmatically access and modify sketch-based elements is long-standing, e.g., for editing an existing slab boundary. Here is an invitation to take a look at the Revit Preview (aka beta), offering a chance to provide feedback on several new sketch-based element creation and editing APIs... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2021 at The Building Coder
An especially interesting Forge accelerator is coming up, and how to handle Revit add-in language resources – Upcoming Forge accelerators – AEC focused Forge accelerator Waldspirale – Internationalisation using .NET language resources... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2021 at The Building Coder
A quick look at various methods to integrate transient graphics into Revit and pointers to articles of interest on other current non-API-related topics such as chess AI, basic income and the effectiveness of lockdowns – Transient graphics – AI learns to emulate human-style chess – Basic income as fault-tolerant engineering – Lockdown effectivity... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2021 at The Building Coder
Today, we take a look at a fix for the RvtVa3c custom exporter and a Forge issue related to Revit property access – Pull metadata from RVT in BIM 360 – Forge at AU class recordings – RvtVa3c updated and issues fixed... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2021 at The Building Coder
I played around a bit with the NavisWorks API and discovered a nice Revit project modification tracking tool in Dynamo – Filter for detail lines subcategory – Revit project modification tracking – Retrieving all NavisWorks model properties – Node.js best practices – Early history of programming and C... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2021 at The Building Coder
A nice new minimal DMU example and updates and enhancements to several other important sample applications – Simple dynamic model updater example – ExportCncFab SortMark update – RevitLookup exception on view GetTemplateParameterIds... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2020 at The Building Coder
The week is coming to an end all too quickly... here are some compelling topics before we enter the weekend – Explaining texture UV mapping using AVF – Más Allá de Dynamo Spanish-language book – A detailed 3D model of a human cell... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2020 at The Building Coder
Boris Shafiro hosted the virtual Revit API expert and feedback roundtable on Thursday last week as part of the Autodesk University Idea Exchange. I took the following notes... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2020 at The Building Coder
Expand the value and reach of your Revit add-in. Join our webinar and learn how to quickly add cloud powered capabilities to your application and business offering by leveraging Forge and BIM 360... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2020 at The Building Coder
I encourage all developers interested in the Revit API to join me and the Revit development team in the Revit API expert roundtable and feedback session at Autodesk University this week, on Thursday, 19 November 2020, 15:00-16:00 o'clock Central European Time, CET... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2020 at The Building Coder
Today, let's address a resurfacing question in the Forge Design Automation for Revit or DA4R context – DA4R cannot save RVT as a cloud model – Every program launch is logged... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2020 at The Building Coder
Philipp Mueller highlights a set of BIM360 user management scripts and Diego Rossi shares two useful GitHub repositories – BIM360 user management scripts – External application with Prism goodies – Revit add-in dotnet template... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2020 at The Building Coder
Some new topics, and, as always, some recurring – Document session id – Valid Revit API context and external events – Determining RVT file version for DA4R workitem – Revit API via HTTP – Parable of the polygons... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2020 at The Building Coder
Many interesting topics on pure Revit API, Forge, BIM360 and AI – Custom export precision – Dismissing a Windows dialogue with JtClicker – AU classes for construction customers – Retrieve sheet metadata in Forge viewer – Determining the BIM 360 project id – AI solves partial differential equations – AI-enhanced video editing... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2020 at The Building Coder
Autumnal topics for this week – The Onbox cross-platform Revit API framework – DirectContext rectangle jig – Creating reports from AutoCAD and Revit – RevitApiDocs statistics – Stop using JavaScript CDN... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2020 at The Building Coder
Topics for today – Revit 2021 DisplayUnitType – Eliminated TBC samples deprecated API usage – Calculating the elbow centre – FireRevit identifies room location for fire escape routes... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2020 at The Building Coder
Valerii Nozdrenkov shares a powerful solution to save and restore the complete 3D view camera settings and Ehsan Iran-Nejad publishes his set of Revit cheat sheets – Serialising 3D view camera settings – Revit cheat sheets... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2020 at The Building Coder
You should always keep things simple (I think). The opposite can lead to racking your brain. In one case at least, that can easily be avoided by using a using statement – Avoid brain racking by using using – On the VS operation unspecified error – Native sons... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2020 at The Building Coder