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Revit Plug-in Development Course: Master Python and Revit API


Master Revit Plug-in development using Python and Revit API. Learn to set up your development environment and script custom plug-ins for Revit architecture.

Samuel Aston Williams

Samuel Aston Williams

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Why take this course?

Having the ability to develop In-House Technology Tools for your organization is a highly coveted skill to have as a professional. On this course, you'll learn how to do exactly that. We'll take you to step by step in how to set up your development environment and teach you how to script your own Plug-Ins using Revit's API and Python Scripting language.

What will you do on this course?

For the practical purposes of this course, Sam will teach you how to create a tool that automates the layout of a retail store. You'll create a tool with several parameters that will allow you to specify different design aspects of the space like dimensions, number, and types of furniture, lighting fixtures among other things.

Development Environment Setup

In this course, you'll learn how to set up your own development environment from scratch and also the use of helpful tools for the creation of your Revit Plugins such as PyRevit and Revit Look Up.

Define your Plug-In parameters

Learn how to design your own tools by identifying key parameters that will drive the usage of your application and create UI Forms to allow users to interact with your tool. Learn how to make decisions based on usability to allow a wider usage of your tool.

Revit API

Learn how to use Revit API to interact with your application, and call native API elements, Geometry manipulation, and design logic. We'll dive into Revit API Docs for you to learn how the SDK is structured and how to read the documentation.

Optimization & Error Handling

Once you have developed your Plug-In, you'll also learn some useful techniques for optimizing your plug-ins and correcting errors with different debugging techniques, and also some techniques for testing and deployment.

  • 1.- Introduction

    02min 20seg
  • 2.- Resources and examples using Revit API

    06min 28seg
  • 3.- Setting our development environment

    09min 36seg
  • 4.- Introduction to Revit API

    12min 52seg
  • 5.- Python Resources

    10min 18seg
  • 6.- Print "Hello World"

    06min 39seg
  • 7.- Setting Plug-In parameters

    13min 30seg
  • 8.- Creating our UI form

    09min 40seg
  • 9.- Adding inputs to our form

    09min 29seg
  • 10.- String manipulation functions

    04min 02seg
  • 11.- Extracting grid coordinates and grid information

    11min 05seg
  • 12.- Adding elements from the Revit API

    10min 14seg
  • 13.- Creating the floor bound

    03min 23seg
  • 14.- Creating the walls layout

    06min 48seg
  • 15.- Creation of Revit families (Tables & Shelves)

    13min 01seg
  • 16.- Using transformation elements

    05min 44seg
  • 17.- Creating rear doors

    05min 54seg
  • 18.- Adding the lighting ceiling panels

    06min 57seg
  • 19.- Placing primary and secondary lights

    05min 09seg
  • 20.- Improvements to our Retail Plug-In

    08min 20seg
  • 21.- Improving the Plug-In form layout

    03min 43seg
  • 22.- Optimizing the call of space corners

    07min 04seg
  • 23.- Using the random library for multiple testing

    02min 04seg
  • 24.- Debugging errors

    12min 19seg
  • 25.- Exception Handling

    03min 54seg
  • 26.- PyRevit advanced topics

    12min 59seg
  • 27.- Course Review

    01min 23seg