All posts tagged automation

how to maintain revit plug-ins for multiple versions

One thing that we all have a love/hate relationship with is API breaking changes. Yes, we all love shiny new toys, but they usually break our old reliable tools. What […]

printing PDFs from Revit…why is it so hard?

Disclaimer:  If you don’t have to, please don’t reinvent the wheel. I am a proponent of just going out and buying the tools you need to do your job, rather […]

dynamo workshop at ACADIA 2016

Computational BIM in Practice Again, this year I will be co-teaching with Nate Holland a 3-day intensive workshop on Dynamo. Just like last year in Cincinnati, we will focus the […]

think parametric – accessing the power of visibility overrides

Some time ago, when I made my first video for Think Parametric, we were talking about doing another one, but this time using custom content. At the time, the idea […]

automating curtain wall documentation with dynamo

First off, huge thanks to Brian Ringley for letting me borrow his robot for this. :-) Now, in all seriousness, I usually post here source code and solutions, but this […]

why, what and how of the extensible storage

Why? Some time ago, when I was first getting my hands dirty with Revit API, I used to go to Jeremy Tammik’s website and attempt to re-create his examples. Sometimes, […]

the year after dynamo…

Last year around this time I did an “end of the year post”, and it pretty much turned out to be an ode to Dynamo. Yeah, I know, that sounds […]

Revit beyond macros – building your tools as external commands

With #RTCEUR over, I decided to release something that I made this weekend to add another dimension to those amazing Macros that Harry Mattison so kindly releases during the conference. […]

image management with Dynamo

This functionality has been requested a few times on Dynamo blog, so I thought I will make it official and share it here for everyone. This adds a few nodes […]