The Dynamo team is pleased to welcome AndreasDieckmann for this guest post. I met Andreas in Spring of 2012 at the WoodStEx Autodesk European Student Experts conference in Spain. This meeting was a exhausting and jittery time (the conference was sponsored by Redbull) and I had a pretty solid case of jetlag. A handful of people also got food
I have created two custom nodes for creating XYZ cell grids on a surface face.
XYZ Triangle Grid by Face
XYZ Quadrangular Grid by Face
These are available as a Dynamo package. More to come... :)
Usually when a person is making stuff in Dynamo, they aren't making just one or 2 things. More often than not, you are actually making a ton of stuff, series or related ranges of items. This can require inputting lists of numbers to position and arrange your stuff.
Some standard nodes exist for this, namely Number Range and Number Sequence
I've been seriously exploring Dynamo for a few weeks now, after wanting to do so ever since I first read about it many months (or years?) ago. There have been many short lived attempts earlier, but this has been my most sustained, so far. It started with reading Programming for Non-Programmers - Dynamo Visual Programming and trying out the various
Dynamo 0.6.0 takes a big step into the future with the ability to easily share functionality between users. Dynamo already had the ability to create custom nodes by collapsing collections of functions into single nodes. This allows users to create their own libraries of repeated or more generic workflows that they do not want to rebuild over