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Mechanically Inclined: Using Refinery in a non-AEC Context

INTRODUCTION: An all too common issue at Dave's house. I’ve been with Autodesk for a bit over 2 years now, and one of the biggest benefits of working here is that if we can carve out the time to do so, we can experiment on some pretty cool stuff, and are given the tools to do so. One such example is MADCON, the “Make Anything Design CONtest

Project Refinery 0.62.2 Now Available!

We have been making some big changes based on your feedback and are excited to show you what’s new.  For this release of the Refinery beta, the team has focused on improvements for Revit and Dynamo generative design script definition workflows, as well as improvements to the explore UI.  The tools are now located in a “Generative Design” pa

AU 2019 DynaLightning Speakers Announced!

Last May, the Dynamo team posted an open call for users in the community to submit proposals to present their work at our annual party at Autodesk University. The presentations will be "lightning round" style - each speaker will have twenty slides, and twenty seconds per slide, to tell a story about how they've used Dynamo or Project Refinery in th

Space planning in Dynamo with DynaSpace

The DynaSpace package is developed by Long Nguyen from the Institute for Computational Design and Construction in collaboration with Mohammad Rahmani Asl from the Autodesk Generative Design Group for AEC. As always, please let us know if you have any feedback or suggestions on the public Github repo.   Space planning in Dynamo with DynaS

Comparing Numbers in Dynamo

Dynamo is built on the DesignScript (DS) language. Graphs are first compiled into DS before they are executed in the DS virtual machine.   DesignScript like any other programming language offers its own types, operators, language constructs and a standard library. Out of the number types, DS has support for integer (whole numbers) and do