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Weekly Roundup – 2016.44


The week that was in the world of BIM –  for the week of Oct. 30th – Nov. 5th, 2016.

I’m going to start this week’s Roundup off with this new Dynamo class by Ian Siegel on

Dynamo for Revit Workflow


The news from DynamoNodes this week.

Set Discipline Property for Views

This week’s installment of There’s no BIM like Home.

Is It Smart? – Amazon Dash

Here are the AEC/BIM Podcasts and Vodcasts.

E53 – REVIT 2017.1       (BIMThoughts)

E003 Room Area Tracking      (DynamoThoughts)

Episode 41 – Jason Waddell Talking about Photogrammetry uses cases in Construction.       (ConTechTrio)

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

The ConTechTrio Podcast 40 (FabPro1) RECAP

Head over to the ConAppGuru’s Blog to warm up this winter on the job site.

The Evolution of Battery Powered Gear for Construction (Milwaukee Tool)

Dynamo plugin extended until the end of the year, check it out over at It’s Alive in the Lab.

Free Updated Dynamo Plug-in for Robot Structural Analysis or React Structures extended to December 31, 2016

This week Luke from What Revit Wants posted part 3 of Workstation series.

Building A High-Performance Portable BIM Workstation – Part 3 – Software Installation and Deployment  (Part 1, Part 2)

Some more fun from What Revit Wants.

Using A Custom Input Form In Dynamo

This is cool, check out the latest post from John over at sixtysecondrevit.

Pick Selection + Text Input + Dynamo Player = Awesome

The latest version of mandril is now out…what does that mean? Find out in this post from archi-lab.

mandrill release 2017.12.2

Head over to Revit Add-ons for all your Revit Add-on news!

Roundup – For the Week of October 23, 2016, New and Updated Revit Add-ins on the Autodesk App Store

Auditorium Maker – Seating Layout and Design

All of the news fit to be news in the RTC/BILT world, from the RTC News Blog.

Here’s to the crazy ones

Sponsoring BILT in 2017

The First Ever BILT Conference

Chairman’s Reflections: RTC Europe 2016

Now for another Dynamo lesson from Jeremy and Learndynamo.

Module 9 [Duplicate Views By Sheet]

Beware of the Revit Project Zombies…find out more in this post from the BIM Jedi.

Zombie Projects

Now for some smart connections from Michael over at ArchSmarter.

How to Connect Revit to Anything the Smart Way

This month’s issue of AUGIWorld is out so head over to AUGI to check it out.

AUGI World November 2016.

If you are heading to AU this year, don’t miss this party it was AWESOME last year! Get more details at the proving ground blog.

Au2016 After Party @ Rockhouse!

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

The Guru’s Gathering: A Collection of Blogs for Construction November 4, 2016

It is always fun when we get to play with Shared Coordinates, so have some fun with this post from Revit OpEd.

Multi-Discipline Shared Coordinates

The was an update to BIM 360 Team this week, check it out in this BIM 360 Blog post.

BIM 360 Team Release: Better Design Collaboration with Expanded User Permissions

AU is getting closer, have you started your Countdown? (CAD PANACEA)

Countdown to AU 2016

Your free fun with Flux is done, starting Nov. 1st, 2016 they have put in place a pricing plan. If you haven’t tried it yet you can still get a 7-day free trial. Or even better get a 30-day free trail by using this code: flux_thebimsider


Even old dogs can learn new tricks (IMAGINiT Building Solutions Blog).

Revit Tip – Revisions on Sheet

I will end this week’s Roundup with the BIM Myth Busters over at the NBS.

Top 10 BIM myths debunked


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