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Hoopsnake

Update:

Hoopsnake is now Open Source!

Check out the repo in Github!

Fork it and fix it :)

Hoopsnake is a component that allows feedback loops within Grasshopper.

Website: http://yconst.com/computation/hoopsnake/
Members: 474
Latest Activity: Jul 4

Description

HoopSnake, apart from alegendary creature, is simple component forGrasshopper. What it does in principle is to create a copy of the data it receives at it's input upon user request and store it locally. This duplicate is made available through a standard Grasshopper parameter output.


What turns this operation from mundane to actually promising is the fact that the input of the component includes some custom programming to escape Grasshopper's recursive loop avoidance check.


What this means in practice is that it is possible through the use of HoopSnake to send the output of a set of components back to it's input in a looping fashion. With the help of a little bit of Data Tree / Data List manipulation, this should open up some new possibilities for iterative process modeling.

HoopSnake, apart from a legendary creature, is simple component for Grasshopper. What it does in principle is to create a copy of the data it receives at it's input upon user request and store it locally. This duplicate is made available through a standard Grasshopper parameter output.

What turns this operation from mundane to actually promising is the fact that the input of the component includes some custom programming to escape Grasshopper's recursive loop avoidance check.

What this means in practice is that it is possible through the use of HoopSnake to send the output of a set of components back to it's input in a looping fashion. With the help of a little bit of Data Tree / Data List manipulation, this should open up some new possibilities for iterative process modeling.

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Here is a video tutorial on using hoopsnake:

 

Multi-level Iteration using Hoopsnake 0.6.x:

 

Discussion Forum

hoopsnake auto-reloop 1 Reply

hey guys, is there a way to auto reloop with hoppsnake (boolean). for example to combine it with galapagos? would be great if you could help me!Continue

Tags: reloop, hoopsnake, galapagos, auto

Started by bea franko. Last reply by Eddo Jun 15.

alternating steps on two Hoopsnakes

I have a mesh going into one HS component, and a series of integers corresponding to faces on that mesh in another HS. The definition works if I alternate taking individual steps with each HS…Continue

Started by Oliver Bucklin Mar 15.

Using hoopsnake to add values to a list while in loop using python 3 Replies

Hi Guys,I'm not sure if this is possible using python but I want to code these python components in such a way that the list that you see in the group at the bottom of picture becomes a list of 5000…Continue

Tags: states, storing, Python

Started by Anton Szilasi. Last reply by Anders Holden Deleuran Jan 24.

where is the download link?

I am very interested in the tool, I have used an old version of it before, but how to download it now?Continue

Started by Shen Jiang Dec 25, 2014.

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