Dynamo is a visual programming tool that aims to be accessible to both non-programmers and programmers alike. It gives users the ability to visually script behavior, define custom pieces of logic, and script using various textual programming languages.
Looking to learn or download Dynamo? Check out dynamobim.org!
Create a Node Library for Dynamo
If you're interested in developing a Node library for Dynamo, the easiest place to start is by browsing the DynamoSamples.
These samples use the Dynamo NuGet packages which can be installed using the NuGet package manager in Visual Studio.
Documentation of the Dynamo API via Fuget.org with a searchable index of public API calls for core functionality in the dynamo nuget packages. WIP.
The API Changes document explains changes made to the Dynamo API with every version.
Build Dynamo from Source
You will need the following to build the latest Dynamo on Windows:
- Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 (any edition)
- Microsoft .NET Framework 4.8 (included with Visual Studio 2019)
- GitHub for Windows
- For runnning Dynamo tests within Visual Studio -NUnit Test Adapter 2
If you are working on legacy branches, you may need to install legacy .NET Framework versions through Visual Studio
Tools > Get Tools and Features... or downloading from the archive here.
The Dynamo user interface is Windows-only, but with some extra effort the Dynamo engine can be built for other platforms. Directions for building Dynamo on Linux or OS X can be found here.
Find more about how to build Dynamo at our wiki.
Dynamo is an open-source project and would be nothing without its community. You can make suggestions or track and submit bugs via Github issues. You can submit your own code to the Dynamo project via a Github pull request.
See the Release Notes.
Dynamo now leverages the same instrumentation component as other Autodesk products which share the opt-in option. The data will be used to enhance the usability of the product.
Dynamo is licensed under the Apache License. Dynamo also uses a number of third party libraries, some with different licenses. You can find more information here.