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Meet Heather, Release Wrangler

Posted in revit, iPad, Android, web, Windows, New-Release, FormIt-Team by Tobias Hathorn 2 years ago

Fact: The FormIt team is a diverse and talented group.

Recap of personalities you've met previously. <Cue the Brady Bunch music!?>

Meet Heather, Release Wrangler!

She handles the lion's share of the FormIt release testing and deployment of ALL of our many platforms (iOS, Android, Web, Windows, the Revit Add-in, and various cloud based services!). Beyond all that, she's also a QA savant. No big deal. Her process has evolved over our many releases, in her own words:

"I worked on a single model for all my “workflow” testing.  That means I started this model on iOS. Then continued working on Android (popping over to Windows from time to time to use a specific feature), then I focused on Windows, and finally did some work on Web where I finished up the terrain.  I ran into a couple of minor bugs while modeling but as whole everything was very stable and moving between platforms on A360 was seamless."

"Additionally, using the diagnostic tools (Display Watertight Issues, and Display Backfaces), I was able to make my model completely watertight and it translated nicely into Revit via A360, and the Revit Add-in."

Revit Temple from above

Temple in FormIt from ground level

Comments:

Tobias Hathorn 2 years ago

Thank you for posting your issue with metric inputs! I gave this a quick test and could not reproduce the bug. Can you tell me which tool you were in? Drag Face? Move? Rotate? Scale? If you want to keep this conversation going over on our Forums (http://forums.autodesk.com/t5/formit-360/ct-p/141) that might be easier than on blog comments. Thanks for posting! Tobias

Enrique   Fri Jun 17 2016 01:29:57 GMT+0000 (UTC)

Can't use decimal numbers in metric mode dimensions. iPad version

Enrique 2 years ago

Can't use decimal numbers in metric mode dimensions. iPad version

Tobias Hathorn 2 years ago

Thanks for calling that out, Stan. I can tell you there is no technical reason we cannot release FormIt on the Mac, it is purely about time and priority. This year we wanted to make sure that FormIt could run next to Revit on a Windows device (like a Surface tablet) as well as the the platforms we already support: iPad, Android, and web. In the future you will be able to install a native FormIt client on your mac.

Stan   Sat Jun 11 2016 01:31:51 GMT+0000 (UTC)

Sorry you seem to be making the same mistake you did with Revit in not having a MacOS version. I thought things would be different with the new software releases not based entirely on windows code.

Stan 2 years ago

Sorry you seem to be making the same mistake you did with Revit in not having a MacOS version. I thought things would be different with the new software releases not based entirely on windows code.

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