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Weekly Roundup – 2015.43


The week that was in the world of BIM and other Techie fun stuff –  for the week of Oct. 25th – Oct. 31st, 2015.

I will start this week’s Roundup off with a new to me blog called The BIM Button.


Here is some more info on last weeks release of Revit 2016 R2, here is what the Revit Kid has to think about it.

Revit 2016 – Release 2 – What’s new?

Keeping with the R2 news, here is what the BIM Freak knows about it.

Revit 2016 R2 released

Now for some of the same lets go over to the BIM Blog and review Revit 2016 R2 a little more.

Revit 2016 R2 Release New Features

Now for all the news that is fit to be news from the works of RTC, head over the the RTC News Bog.

RTC Indonesia??? Keep holding your breath….

Abstracts Due

Budapest… The Birthplace of BIM?

Shape the future of DTS

How about some quick thoughts on Revit family names from the RVIT blog.

Quick Tip – Family Names

Have you ever wondered what makes an outstanding BIM manager? So have the BIM Jedi, check out his thoughts below.

Being an Outstanding BIM Manager – 1

Now to take a look at energy analysis with Revit 2016 from BIM & Revit World.

Explore through energy analysis within Revit 2016

This weeks Technical Tuesday post from the BIM Blog is on e-transmit.

Technical Tip Tuesdays: eTransmit for Revit

Lets look at all the excellent posts from What Revit Wants this week.

Running Multiple Instances of Own Cloud with Windows User accounts and psexec

What is Autodesk Building Ops?

Big Update to Bakery Package for @dynamobim

Check out what’s new with A360 from the folks over at In The Fold.

The New A360 Unveils Refreshed Look and Enhanced Features

If you haven’t used Screencast yet, what are you waiting for! Check out all it can do in this post from the Synergis Blog.


What does the future of Collaboration hold? Lets take a look at 2025 in this post from Extranet Evolution.

Collaboration 2025 – Worst and best case scenarios

This week was RTCEUR 2015, and as he does at all of the RTC events he attends Harry from Boost Your BIM was granting Wishes.

It’s #RTCEUR Wish List Time

#RTCEUR Wish 1 granted!

#RTCEUR Wish #2 Granted! Rename views

Code from this morning’s class at #RTCEUR

#RTCEUR Wish 3 granted (part 1)! Multiple Element Revision Creation

#RTCEUR Wish 3 continued & discussed – automatic revision clouds

Code from today’s #RTCEUR advanced API course

#RTCEUR Wish 4 granted! Change parameter value in multiple families

#RTCEUR Wish 5! View Template (partially) exported

I always enjoy the Practical BIM post when they come out, and this won about owners asking for BIM is no exception!

Should Owners ask for BIM

It’s been a few weeks but there are still a few posts about the new Revit 2016 R2, this one is form Revit OpEd.

Revit 2016 R2 – New Family Types Dialog Format

This is an interesting post from cadalyst in the form of an open letter.

An Open Letter to All CAD Users

Here is a post from Daniel and Autodesk AEC Software about renaming your Revit levels.

Renaming Levels

Who said Halloween and Revit can’t got hand in hand! Check out this awesome Halloween post from Revit Swat.


Lets end this weeks Roundup with a comparison of the new Microsoft toys Surface Pro 4 vs Surface book…….which on is for you. (

Surface Pro 4 vs. Surface Book: Which Is Right for You?


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