DesignReform have recently posted a series of videos on Computational Design. You can browse all videos related to Rhino at the following link.
DesignReform – Learning – Rhino
Here is a link to the first in the Computational Design series:
Intro to Comp. Design – 1.1 Curves and Lines
This is the first video in a series of our Introduction to Computational Design class. We will start out with Rhino and Grasshopper and get into Python scripting. Session One is an introduction to Rhino. In this video we set up a framework of Curves and Lines to use as a structure for exploring the basics of Rhino geometries.
Media files Caseinc-11CurvesAndLines697.mp4
If you are particularly interested in Grasshopper, check out the series starting at 2.1:
Intro to Comp. Design – 2.1 Installing Grasshopper
We start off by installing the Grasshopper plug-in to Rhino.
Media files Caseinc-21InstallingGrasshopper516.mp4
Using Firefox and Downthemall, I could quickly download all of the *.mp4 files from the following feed address:
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A while ago I posted about Trimble (Trimble Acquires Tekla)
Now, Trimble is developing plug-ins for various CAD softwares (including AutoCAD and Revit), which essentially will allow users to add ‘points’ to their models for easy export to the Trimble field surveying hardware.
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) today announced updates to its Trimble® Point Creator software platform by introducing plug-ins for CAD and Autodesk® Revit® users. Existing users of Autodesk Revit 2012 (Architecture, MEP, and Structures versions) and popular CAD platforms, such as AutoCAD®, AutoCAD® MEP®, Bricscad, and ZWcad can operate natively within the Trimble Point Creator application to create 2D and 3D points. The points are then easily transferred to the Trimble LM80, Trimble MEP, and Trimble Field Link solutions for construction layout in the field.
If you want to be notified when these plug-ins are released, go to:
Read the rest of the press release at designreform:
Trimble Point Creator Pro Software: Simple, native CAD point creation software – news