Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Grasshopper 0.8.0002 available

The second version of the Grasshopper 0.8 series is available for download. There are more than 30 enhancements in the 0.80002.

Also, check out the growing list of Grasshopper plugs-ins. Here are a few examples.
  • Firefly - bridges Grasshopper, the Arduino micro-controller, the internet and beyond. Allowing near real-time data flow between the digital and physical worlds, and will read/write data to/from internet feeds, remote sensors and more.
  • Kangaroo - Live physics
  • Geco - Link to Ecotect
  • WeaverBird - Catmull-Clark smoothing, Loop smoothing, Sierpinsky Triangles, Sierpinski carpet, Mesh Primitives, and Loop subdivisions
  • Rabbit - L-Systems and Cellular Automata
  • Galapagos - Evolutionary Solver (included with Grasshopper 0.8)
  • SSI - Data exchange with IFC, GSA, Robot, SAP2000, Sofistik, Strand7, SpaceGass, SDNF, CIS/2, Digital Project, REVIT, Bentley and Tekla
  • DIVA - sustainable design with Radieance, Daysim, and Evalglare
  • GHowl - connect Grasshopper with Excel files, iPads, iPods, iPhones, Processing, Pachube, etc.

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