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Weekly Roundup – 2016.42


The week that was in the world of BIM –  for the week of Oct. 16th – Oct. 22nd, 2016.

I’m going to start this week’s Roundup off with a new YouTube channel about Dynamo from Bill Debevc and Ian Siegel called Dynamo Thoughts

Here is this week’s installment of There’s no BIM like Home.

PLQ2.5 – Language, the not-so-silent BIM Killer

More of what people think of the new Revit 2017.1, this time, the thoughts of the RevitCat.

What’s New in Revit 2017.1

Here is another point of view for what’s new in Revit 2017.1, this time from Autodesk Revit Structure.

Revit 2017.1 – What’s new for Structures

Who knew that Revit could listen, the Revit Saver.

Revit 2017.1 – Revit Listens

In the post from Revit OpEd we learn about the first ever Revit Roadmap from Autodesk.

Revit Roadmap

Revit wasn’t the only .1 update last week, find out what new stuff drop in the ACAD 2017.1 release in this post from CADNOTES.

AutoCAD 2017.1: AutoCAD Fall Update

Here is another point of view for what’s new in AutoCAD 2017.1 from the cadline Technology Blog.

AutoCAD 2017 2017.1 Update New Features

Now for all the news fit to be news from the world of RTC, from the RTC News Blog.

How do they choose?

What’s My Career Path? The Technologist’s Dilemma (Part 2)

Visit Us At BuildTech Asia!

Olá Porto

Opening Soon!

Not everyone has done a deep dive into the new Text features in Revit 2017 if you are in the group check out this helpful post from Jarod Schultz.

Revit: New Text Editor Gems

It’s October already, and maybe your job site is starting to get cold, then you better check out his post from the ConAppGuru.

Tech You Should Try For Construction in October 2016

Here are the AEC/BIM podcasts/vodcast for the week.

DynamoThoughts E1 Hello World      (DynamoThoughts)

Episode 39 – Ronan Collins from AECOM – The demise of the BIM Manager      (ConTechTrio)

If you missed last weeks ConTechTrio podcast, no worries the ConAppGuru has your covered.

The ConTechTrio Podcast 38 (Safety-Reports) RECAP

It was a busy week for Luke over at What Revit Wants.

How to Stop Windows 10 from Restarting Your Computer

Building A High Performance Portable BIM Workstation – Part 2 – Going Meta

How to Disable the 3Dconnexion KMJ Emulator driver for Game Controllers

Making Curved Mullions that Can Be Scheduled In Revit

Check Out The Public Revit Roadmap

If you missed Dieter’s Dynamo Webinar this week, not worries he has you covered on his blog Revit beyond BIM.

Winning With Dynamo Webinar

Keeping with Dynamo here are a couple of posts from the Dynamo Blog.

5 Things to Expect at the AU2016 Design Computation Symposium

MeshToolkit 1.2.0 Release

This week FormIt 360 came out with their fall updates, learn more in this post from the FormIt 360 Blog.

The Fall 2016 update is here!

Has it really been 2 months, seems like only yesterday since the last post on RVIT.

Add-In File Locations

If the content of this next post doesn’t cure your headache the funny pics/gifs will. (BIM 360 Blog)

6 File Management Headaches Only Construction Professionals Understand

In this post from Revit OpEd Steve talks about Family Matters, and Revit 2017.1

The Family has been Renamed

More fun with the new release of Revit last week, 2017.1, this time from the cadline BIM Blog.

Dynamo Script Player for Revit 2017

This week is RTC EUR 2016 in Porto, and Andy from Shades of Grey will be there if you won’t be then you should check out his post below.


Speaking of RTC EUR 2016, Harry is there from Boost Your BIM and granting wishes as he does at all the RTC events he attends.

Get your #Revit API #RTCEUR Wishes Ready

#RTCEUR API Wish #1: Purging Types and Families

#RTCEUR Wish 2: Pipe Split and Hanger Creation

Want Autodesk to improve/fix the #Revit API? Submit an “Idea”

Making change (or select pipe lengths) at #RTCEUR

Purge unused materials for another #RTCEUR API wish

Journal time-stamps at a set interval for another #RTCEUR #Revit API wish

The last #RTCEUR #Revit API Wish – Parts Want Levels

Last week we had a Revit MEP Tutorial from CADNOTES, and this week they have another.

 Revit MEP tutorial: Connecting Plumbing Fixture to Pipe Route    (Last weeks)

If you need to simplify your life then just learn Revit, see more in this post from ArchSmarter.

How to Simplify Your Life With Revit Key Schedules

So how do you tell Revit Yes/No? (The Architect’s Desktop)

Revit Families: Yes/No Parameter Defaulting to No

Time for the Guru’s gatherings from the ConAppGuru Blog.

I will end this week’s Roundup with some AU survival tips from Shaan over at Between the Lines.

Autodesk University 2016 Survival Tips

Bonus Shaan and AU post

2016 AUGI Wish List – Time to Submit Your Requests


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