Pipe Nesting – Another CADmep VLA Example

The CADmep software has had linear nesting for as long as I’ve been using it. Linear Nesting is a process of grouping the right parts together to minimize material waste. However, the nature of the standard implementation for pipe trades is all about generating a separate printable report and I’d much rather have that information […]

BIM EDM

You’re probably thinking those 2 acronyms just plain don’t belong together and for the most part your right. However, it has been kind of a running gag among the HOB crew and I thought I’d share what fuels our after hour’s adventures…. After Hours Adventures I am working on adding an AutoCAD like command line […]

Fabrication Scripting & VLA Notes Property

A while back I did an overview of the VLA properties Fabrication objects expose to us. If you haven’t read that or aren’t entirely familiar with Fabrication VLA properties, then I would suggest reading this first: Autodesk Fabrication – VLA Properties Exposed. While I was composing that post it was clear to me that the […]

Update & My C# Roadmap

It has admittedly been a little quiet around here, but we have been very busy and switched gears multiple times. We got our internal buyoff and now waiting on the 3rd party budget approval for an extensive (6 month) BIM VR workflow research project; this looks like it’s a go. Skylar is getting ready to […]