algorithmic modeling for Rhino

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For designers who are exploring new shapes using generative algorithms, Grasshopper® is a graphical algorithm editor tightly integrated with Rhino’s 3-D modeling tools. Unlike RhinoScript, Grasshopper requires no knowledge of programming or scripting, but still allows designers to build form generators from the simple to the awe-inspiring.

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There are many resources available to learn more about Grasshopper. 


Andy Payne has published a manual to help people get a basic understanding of Grasshopper. This primer and other tutorials are available on our Tutorials page...

ModeLab has uploaded a lot of quality webinars and tutorials on their website, be sure to check them out.

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Marios Tsiliakos commented on David Rutten's photo

Metaball volume gradients

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Justin replied to Justin's discussion Organize Points in Grid To Produce Closed Cells
"Ok, thanks for the reply and I like where this is going, however I'm still getting a random amount of different infill rectangles, not just duplicates and i believe your last statement was meant to answer this but I still can't seem to…"
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David Rutten replied to Armin Seltz's discussion Reading a .csv file from a network share bug?
"It's probably the mechanism that keeps track to see if the file changes. It communicates a lot with the drive and seems to retard other IO streams. Are you running the latest version of GH? -- David Rutten"
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Reading a .csv file from a network share bug?

Today I have noticed a strange behaviour of the Read File Node.I am reading a .csv file of 58kb, which has close to 3000 lines of numbers. So nothing special.If I read the file from a network share (via SMB from a Mac Server), then the Read File…See More
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