Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Grasshopper 0.8.0003 available

The third version of the Grasshopper 0.8 series is available for download. There are only a few enhancements and bug fixes in the 0.80003.

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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