BIM, Fun, Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup – 2015.03


The week that was in the world of BIM and other Techie fun stuff, for the week of Jan. 18th – 24th, 2015.

I will start this week off with 2 posts from What Revit Wants. One about Revit DB Link and one a re-post from Simply Complex with an online Dynamo exercise for all to try.

Solution for Revit DB Link and Microsoft Access compatibility for 64 bit vs 32 bit systems

Dynamo For Dummies screencast….interested? (Simply Complex direct link)

Another quick post from What Revit Wants about some updates that just got released for BIM 360 and Recap.

January 2015 updates to BIM360 Revit 2015 Addin and Recap direct download links

The folks over at Dynamo have released a new version to the world, version 0.7.5.

Dynamo Version 0.7.5

One of the blogs I post about often here has had a name change, the Revit Jedi is now the BIM Jedi. Find out why in the post about it below

Evolution of the Revit Jedi

This next post is from the IMAGINiT BSD Blog and looks at Copy/Monitor in Revit.

Copy/Monitor Realities – MEP Interior Elevations

For all my Construction & Safety people out there here is a post from the Construction App Guru with some free stuff for you.

OSHA’s Field Manuals – Download Free, Here!

This next post is about Dynamo and how to create Spanish roof tiles (very cool). This is a new to me blog, but I think I will be post lots more from Enjoy Revit in the future.

Dynamo – Spanish Roof Tile Generator

On Wednesday night (Jan. 21st, 2015) I gave a presentation to the cBIMc here in Calgary. I just wanted to share the link if anyone wanted to download the files.

January 21 meeting – Download Presentation and Handout

Sometimes you need to pay more attention to your Reference Planes, find out more in this post from Phil-osophy in BIM.

Mind Those Reference Planes!

Another couple of quick tips from Luke over at What Revit Wants.

Tip for working with Huge or Complicated Models or Families with Import in Revit

Launch Navisworks Options Editor in Headless Mode to Fix Persistent Crash

Some A360 tips if you are using it on and iPad, form the A360 Blog.

A360 for iOS – Tips & Tricks

This post comes from Extranet Evolution about a new BIM plugin from aconex.

Aconex developing BIM plugins

I will end this weeks Roundup with a couple of posts not about BIM, but more about techie stuff.First is a post from Laptop  about what you need to know for buying a new laptop.

Laptop Buying Guide: 8 Essential Tips

Next is video that Microsoft put out this week about its new hologram viewing headset called HoloLens. This is going to be super cool if it really works as good as the video looks.

Here is another HoloLens link, a review of sorts from Tom’s Guide

HoloLens Hands-on


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