By: Colin McCrone

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Happy π Day

After last year's once-in-a-lifetime π Day (3/14/15 according to the odd U.S. convention for writing dates), this year could seem a bit of a letdown to American math nerds. But for those of us who prefer rounding to truncation, 3/14/16 is still something to celebrate. And I, for one, am willing to settle for this year's 5-significant-figure π

A World of User Groups

The outbreak is spreading. I wrote a post a few weeks ago that featured the then four Dynamo User Groups that I knew of. Now suddenly there are a lot more, and there is probably one near you. If you have had trouble keeping track of what is going on where, you are not alone. In this post, I mean to collect a lot of information about these com

What Does var[]..[] Mean?

Recently, Paul Aubin asked me a question, and it occurred to me that this is the perfect thing to explain in more depth to everyone. "What does var[]..[] mean?" My grandfather was a PhD Chemist at NASA, and his daughter, my mother, used to complain that he always over-explained: when asked what time it was, my grandpa would first explain how

Digging the DUG: Dynamo User Groups

It started in Atlanta (as these things do), spread to San Francisco, then to Boston and Tokyo, and seeds are beginning to germinate in other cities too…     2015 saw the rise of a new kind of collaboration in the computational design community, and yet another indication that Dynamo is coming into its own as an

Dynamo Primer is Open Source

  The Dynamo Primer is officially complete!.   Uh, hmmm. Let me try that again…   The Dynamo Primer is finally done?!.   Drat.     Oh,   OK,   I get it:   The Dynamo Primer is open-source!!!   The Dynamo Primer has been a labor of love for me, Matt