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Fusion 360 Scripts now on Github


Git hub is a great tool for social collaboration. The Fusion 360 team has created a resources page that links to a hand-full of Autodesk and user authored scripts.

Github is great as it allows anyone to fork (copy) a codebase and modify it. Modification can live as a new derivative work or you can ask the original code owner to pull your changes (pull request) and incorporate them into the source codebase.

There is a lot more to Github but having a community go around scripting in Fusion 360 is nothing but good news.

There are several pretty cool scripts that I can see you using often. Some favorites:

  • Sketch checker highlights open line endpoints. Helps find the gap in a profile that is preventing a closed region from being found.
  • Paramater IO Allows you to write our parameters to a CSV file, edit them in a spreadsheet tool of your choice and then read them back in to edit the model.
  • Change Paramaters Makes editing user parameters easy. I plan of forking this and changing it to be used to edit favorites.

Go check it out and start polishing your javascript or python coding skills.

Kevin Schneider

Kevin Schneider

Founding member of the Autodesk Fusion 360 team. Passion for travel, making, engineering and all things design. 10 years working as a design engineer & 18 at Autodesk working on design software.

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