All posts tagged programming

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 […]

code signing of your revit plug-ins

So as I have been developing increasingly more Revit plug-ins these days, I finally came to realization that the stupid security warning about Untrusted Publisher that Revit shows on startup […]

visualizing wall type usage with Mandrill

So, I wanted to give everyone a piece of practical use of Mandrill by hooking it up to Revit. What we are going to do here, is visualize Wall Types […]

contributing to Dynamo repo…not, or why not?

I have recently been part of a DynamoDev Day, hosted by WeWork and organized by Jerico Prater of Woods Bagot. Thank you for getting all these great people in the […]

tips & tricks for zerotouch libraries in dynamo

Default values, nulls, nullable values and other things to keep in mind: So, I wanted to make a node that would return an actual value, and not a “single node […]

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 […]

playing with materials in dynamo while drinking heavily

I don’t usually play around with Materials in Revit, and even less so with renderings out of Revit, but recently I was engaged by couple of people with questions about […]

create your own tab and buttons in revit

In the last few posts I have outlined in great detail how to make a simple Revit Add-in using the IExternalCommand implementation. Doing that is a great and really fast […]