Web & Programming Archives – by [as] https://alexschreyer.net/category/web-programming/ AEC CAD/BIM, SketchUp, Timber Engineering, Web Design and more... Wed, 23 Mar 2022 21:43:34 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://i0.wp.com/alexschreyer.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/cropped-favicon-1.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Web & Programming Archives – by [as] https://alexschreyer.net/category/web-programming/ 32 32 6702894 New Extension Feature: Randomly Erase Objects https://alexschreyer.net/sketchup/new-extension-feature-randomly-erase-objects/ https://alexschreyer.net/sketchup/new-extension-feature-randomly-erase-objects/#disqus_thread Thu, 24 Mar 2022 11:00:31 +0000 https://alexschreyer.net/?p=10548 I just published a new feature in my Random Tools extension (in v. 1.3): Randomly Erase Objects. This feature lets you erase objects (groups or component instances) randomly based on a percentage chance of deletion. This works well with the other random placement tools in that it allows you to adjust the placement afterwards. Tip: [...] Read more..

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Introducing my new web-project: A construction mockups archive https://alexschreyer.net/construction/introducing-my-new-web-project-a-construction-mockups-archive/ https://alexschreyer.net/construction/introducing-my-new-web-project-a-construction-mockups-archive/#disqus_thread Wed, 02 Jun 2021 12:00:04 +0000 https://alexschreyer.net/?p=10457 When I recently organized my many construction images, I realized that I had a rather large collection of pictures of various construction mockups. Those structures typically only serve a temporary purpose during construction and are then removed once a project is complete. It always seemed to me (as an educator) to be quite a waste [...] Read more..

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Just Added Features and Squashed Bugs https://alexschreyer.net/cad-bim/just-added-features-and-squashed-bugs/ https://alexschreyer.net/cad-bim/just-added-features-and-squashed-bugs/#disqus_thread Wed, 29 Jul 2020 14:31:23 +0000 https://alexschreyer.net/?p=10377 I just updated three of my most popular SketchUp extensions: Scale By (Image/Attractors/Equation) Tools, Random Tools, and Unwrap and Flatten Faces. Beyond squashing a handful of bugs, these are the most important new features: Scale By (Image/Attractors/Equation) Tools now lets you transform objects by proximity to other objects (“attractors”). Not sure what this means? Check [...] Read more..

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My Second New Extension This Week: Scale By Tools https://alexschreyer.net/sketchup/my-second-new-extension-this-week-scale-by-tools/ https://alexschreyer.net/sketchup/my-second-new-extension-this-week-scale-by-tools/#disqus_thread Wed, 08 Jul 2020 13:00:25 +0000 https://alexschreyer.net/?p=7951 My second new SketchUp extension that is being released this week also combines various Ruby Scripts that I had laying around or that were in my book, Architectural Design with SketchUp. It makes those more accessible to everyone and should lead to some really beautiful designs. This time the extension has to do with transforming [...] Read more..

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My New SketchUp Extension is Out: Random Tools https://alexschreyer.net/sketchup/my-new-sketchup-extension-is-out-random-tools/ https://alexschreyer.net/sketchup/my-new-sketchup-extension-is-out-random-tools/#disqus_thread Mon, 06 Jul 2020 13:00:05 +0000 https://alexschreyer.net/?p=7948 Ever wanted to place large swaths of randomly-arranged grass in SketchUp as shown in the image above? Have you been frustrated by textures that repeat a bit too much on copied wood boards? Do I have an extension for you… I just released a new extension, Random Tools, which is a combination of various Ruby [...] Read more..

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