Hackathons – Totally Worth it! – The BIMsider

This is a crosspost with the IMAGINiT Building Solutions Blog – See original post HERE.

This year as part of Digital Built Week North America (DTS, Data Day, BCS and BILT) there was a Hackathon, the DBEI Hackathon NA to be exact. I had always wanted to do a hackathon but had not had the chance. I was going to be at #DBWNA as a speaker so would already be in Seattle, seemed like a no brainer! Once it was decided that I would be taking part (thanks again IMAGINiT for sending me!) all that was left was to get on a team. The team came together easier than I thought it would as my fellow Simply Complex Podcast hosts all wanted in on the action, and would all be at BILT anyway: Jason Boehning, John Pierson, and Marcello Sgambelluri…so team “Hack in Black” was born! Well 4/5th of the team, we added our anchor teammate Adam Thomas of Read|Thomas fame on game day.

We spent our 2 days coming up with a Dynamo extension to help you better organize and search your existing Dynamo…

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