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Dynamo 0.6.3 Release and 0.7.0 Alpha

It has been a while since we did a new official release, and we have plenty of new toys for everyone to use. The first bag of tricks is Dynamo 0.6.3, an incremental improvement to the 0.6.2 tools you know and love. There are, of course, a number of stability improvements, new nodes, access to more Revit functionalities and a richer computation

FormIt + Dynamo

I bought an iPad recently, and I started playing around with Autodesk's new, free conceptual modeling program, FormIt.  I first saw FormIt on the iPad about a year ago, and while I am really impressed with the ability to model 3D geometry through a touch-only interface—it's also really fun—I never owned an iPad before two weeks ago, and I f

Units in 0.6.3

Dynamo 0.6.3 now includes units—lengths, areas, and volumes—in addition to the more traditional, naked numbers.  Here's what you need to know. Dynamo units vs. Revit units Some Revit users may know that Revit's internal units are imperial.  Revit was originally developed in the United States, where we are still quite fond of our feet,

Floral Street Bridge in Dynamo

Having developed in the Revit API for several years now and hearing a lot recently about Dynamo (like at last year's AU), I thought I'd take an opportunity to dive into it. For some time I was involved in creating tutorials for users of Digital Project so I thought I would return to an example from that world. A friend who was here at Gehry Tec