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Weekly Roundup – 2018.38

The BIMsider’s favourite posts from the world of BIM –  for the week of Sept. 16th – Sept. 22nd, 2018.


I’m going to start this week’s Roundup off with a post (and good advice) from Steve over at Revit OpEd. Also a shoutout to Alexine from BIM Track for pointing out this post on Tweeter in a way only she could 😉

Troubleshooting – Start an Email or Forum Post

2) Learn about somehow simple BIM Track is to use, and a sneak peek at some of the new features coming soon in this post from the Strategie Digitali Blog

BIM Track makes coordination simple!

3) Dynamo, Revit, BIMSight Oh My…Learn more in this post from Just Shut Up And Do BIM.

Always Crashing In The Same Car

4) In case you missed any of Dan’s posts this week on his blog BIM Chapters here is his weekly recap.

BIM Chapters Update – Week of 16 September 2018

My favourite post was this one: Program Development within Revit – Last Week at NDSU

5) A hot topic week was Autodesk announcing that it would end the Revit Extensions with Revit 2019 (2018 last ones published) This lead to lots of posts, tweets and Revit Ideas post to have them open sourced.

Updates to Revit Extensions for timber and rebar   (Revit Blog)

Farewell to the Revit 2019 Extensions     (zhukoven Blog)

The Revit 2019 Product Enhancements From Autodesk That Are Still Missing in Action (Updated)     (Revit Add-ons)

Opensource Redundant Revit Addins  (Click the link and vote if you agree)   (Revit Product Forums)

6) All the news from the world of BILT from the RTC News Blog.


Why I’m coming all the way from Singapore to BILT Europe

Coding, Content and Customisation: The Future?

Welcome to Ljubljana!

7) If you work with IFC files and Revit, you will be interested in this post from AEC, you and me.

Merge or Edit IFC files with Revit

8) Have some fun with Scope Boxes in Revit 2019 with this post from Revit Recess.

3D View Manipulation Using Scope Boxes – Revit 2019

9) Are you a BIM Manager looking for a few extra superpowers? Then sign up for ArchSmarter’s free online workshop “5 Essential Superpowers Every BIM Managers Needs” next week (Sept. 27th)

Click here to register for the FREE workshop next Thurday (9/27)

10) More great comics from The AEC Complex Comic

The AEC Complex Comic Issue #9

The AEC Complex Comic Issue #10


Bonus) This week’s bonus post comes from Kelly Cone’s LinkedIn page, worth the read!

Please, don’t (just) blame the Tech…


Until next week,


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