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An end-to-end FormIt workflow

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I know many of you have already caught the FormIt bug. But if you find yourself trying to explain the value of FormIt to colleagues and friends, maybe this video will help. I created this to present to our internal sales teams and I thought I would share it with ...

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New updates for FormIt

Posted in Android, iOS, news, web

We released new updates to FormIt yesterday. First, the Android version has a complete user interface overhaul with user-defined materials, multi-select, and other new features. [YouTube Video] the iOS version has some bug fixes and a new feature which allows you to export OBJ files along with texture maps! You use the ...

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FormIt and Revit, Beautiful Together

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Here is a video showing the Villa Savoye model I have been working on to highlight our interop with Revit. Here is a copy of the model. Download the AXM file and load it into the FormIt folder in your Autodesk 360 drive and refresh your gallery in FormIt ...

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Autodesk University 2013

Posted in news

After a weekend of recuperation, I can now reflect a bit on the past week at Autodesk University. Overall, it was an exhausting yet rewarding few days. I had many conversations with people either learning about - or already passionate about - FormIt! I am amazed by the breadth of ...

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New version of FormIt available today!

Posted in iOS, news

After a ton of work by our wonderful development team spread out all over the globe, we have our biggest updates yet!  So here is what we have in the iOS update:

  • Complete overhaul of the user interface to fit the new iOS 7 look and feel.
  • Swipe to the left of the right screen edge to access object properties and the materials library.
  • The Building Program provides key design information used to provide a range of potential annual energy cost based on climate zone, building type, and target building area. See the Building Performance Analysis Group's blog for more detail on this exciting new feature!
  • Draw more curvilinear forms with the spline tool.
  • Rotate the grid by tapping and holding on the grid.
  • Swipe on a thumbnail in the gallery to delete, duplicate or access sketch properties.
  • Share images of your work on Facebook and Twitter.
  • Print images of your work directly to AirPrint enabled printers.
  • Share FormIt sketches with others using AirDrop enabled iPads.

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All gussied up for iOS 7

Posted in iOS, news, video

Greetings FormIteers! The blog has been quiet of late (I really need to grow a new set of hands so I can blog and tweet WHILE getting a new version ready for release!) I am happy to announce we have submitted our new version to Apple and are eagerly awaiting ...

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Happy Halloween!

Posted in 3dprinting, images, news

Happy Halloween from the FormIt team! My friend and colleague Zach over at BuildZ hosts a parametric pumpkin contest every year. So why should all the Revit and Dynamo heads have all the fun? Here is my "entry." I also 3D printed the little bugger just for fun. If anyone is interested I will do a longer post about how I made the pumpkin and printed it. Photo Oct 31, 3 39 57 PM ...

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Introducing FormIt Web Beta!

Posted in news, video, web

This past June at the AIA conference in Denver we announced that we were working on a web-based version of FormIt. After a lot of work We are really psyched to launch our first beta of FormIt Web! Check out the video and more ...

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Two for the price of one

Posted in iOS, news

We have been pretty quiet on this blog and Twitter lately. Hopefully you can understand why. We just released not one but two versions of FormIt this week. We have just released the first version of FormIt for the Android platform AND we have a new version for ...

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Its finally here: FormIt for Android!

Posted in Android, news

It's finally here. the FormIt for Android! While not as fully featured as its older sibling on iOS, this version is intended as a sort of beta. We want you to give it a try (7" size devices and larger) and give us your feedback. How is it performing? What ...

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