Even though Dynamo was created to be a programming environment for architecture, engineering, and construction professionals who don't have a background in programming, a new Dynamo user needs to learn a few basic programming concepts to become proficient. This video covers the most common types of data a Dynamo user will work with: numbers, strings, and Booleans.
- [Instructor] Even though Dynamo was created…to be a programming environment for architecture,…engineering, and construction professionals…who don't have a background in programming,…there are a couple of basic programming concepts…that you should understand in order to get Dynamo…working well for you.…This video's going to cover…some of the most common types of data that any programmer,…and now you, as a Dynamo user, will work with.…The three most common types of inputs…are numbers, strings, and Booleans.…Each of these notes could be found…in the Input, Basic section of the Node Library.…
Think of these inputs as nouns in our visual program…which later, will connect up to notes that are verbs…that perform functions on these inputs.…The number input, as you might expect, is a number.…I'll drop one in by hovering over…the number note in the library and clicking on it once.…You'll notice that a number node…has now dropped in to our canvas.…We can set whichever number we'd like to use as an input…by clicking on the gray box…
- Placing and connecting Dynamo nodes
- Working with data types and math functions
- Creating number lists and text strings
- Writing data to an Excel spreadsheet
- Filtering and sorting data
- Creating points, curves, surfaces, and solids
- Analyzing geometry
- Linking a Dynamo-driven SAT to Revit
- Placing Revit families with Dynamo
- Creating Revit views and sheets with Dynamo
Skill Level Beginner
Exercise files1m 21s
1. Getting to Know Dynamo
What is Dynamo?6m 9s
2. Working with Data
3. Constructing and Analyzing Geometry
Next steps2m 29s
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