API’s abound down-under (ANZAC Programmers Incorporated)

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Whether by ingenuity, ability, or just plain necessity, there is now a large group of ANZ options when it comes to Autodesk Revit plugins, extensions, and add-ons. Whilst this may not be an exhaustive list, it does show that not only do we produce above average BIM practioners and managers, but a steady stream of BIM programmers as well.

Perhaps if “The Factory” employed more ANZAC’s there wouldn’t be the need for so many “fixes” …

AR Software Solutions | Andreas Ricke | Melbourne, Australia

Whilst the BIM approach of Revit addresses many large project issues it also creates many new challenges. Having been Bates Smart’s National CAD / BIM manager (with a good dose of IT manager thrown in) for over 23 years, Andreas is very familiar with these challenges, such as navigating projects with 100s of sheets and 1000s of views, maintaining standards, inducting new team members, and so much more.
Andreas solutions are in direct response to these challenges.

http://www.arsoftwaresolutions.com.au/#!software

Kiwi Codes Solutions | Chris Mckeown | Melbourne, Australia (& Wellington, NZ)

Kiwi Codes Solutions is a progressive and innovative company based in New Zealand, specializing in the development of Autodesk Revit add-ons that enhance and increase productivity on a day to day basis. In a very short period of time, Kiwi Codes has become globally recognized, with thousands of customers using their products for Autodesk Revit.

Throughout his time as both a CAD Technician and BIM Manager, Chris Mckeown has always searched for the most effective and efficient procedures to complete any given task. His current knowledge of architectural practice ensures that he is well aware of the existing gaps in workflows to produce documentation. This is where a unique foundation in both architecture and programming allows Chris and Kiwi Codes to produce essential Revit API Solutions for clients worldwide.

http://www.kiwicodes.com/11-products

Redbike Systems |Phillip McNeill | Melbourne, Australia

Redbike applies innovative thinking to deliver our integrated Building Information Modelling (BIM) solutions to building owners and developers, designers, construction and facility management firms across Australia. BIM Apps developed by Redbike can automate common tasks and deliver great efficiencies to your BIM productivity. They can connect your BIM and documentation production process with your office workflow providing a more seamless and compliant process overall.

“We understand there is an expectation that apps are provided free of charge and from time-to-time we will be offering small apps on a complimentary basis. However, this is our business and we can’t continue to function unless we charge a fee for our work, albeit a small one.”

https://www.redbike.com.au/store/

RockCAD | David Rock | Sydney, Australia

Rockit™ Revit® productivity tools to assist model and BIM managers, and anybody using Revit® with a massive collection of the most useful and productive add-in utilities on the market. Using Rockit Bulk Rename you are able to rename multiple views or sheets or anything! with one click using the powerful find & replace, suffix, postfix options. With parameters manager you are able to quickly find the shared parameter you are after and bind it to the project or family, quickly rename or delete shared and project parameters. With the project search tool you can find anything within the project browser so simply, like you are using Skype and searching for a contact, this functionality has been included into the object style and materials search, category search and publish tools. Family management commands. Publish to PDF (include sheet revisions), manage links, sheet creator, and so much more.

http://apps.exchange.autodesk.com/RVT/en/Detail/Index?id=appstore.exchange.autodesk.com%3arockit%3aen

RTV Tools | Jason Howden | Sydney, Australia (& Wellington, NZ)

RTV Tools Limited, an Authorized Autodesk® Developer, was founded in New Zealand in 2007 by a group of passionate and expert Revit users with over 50 years combined experience in the AEC industry.

Jason is passionate about design, technology, BIM and collaboration. Over his career he has worked for leading architectural practices in New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Australia. As founder of RTV Tools Limited Jason believes that the AEC industry must embrace change, BIM, ICT and collaborative work processes to remain sustainable in a world driven on technology that is increasingly moving faster and getting more connected every day.

Their specialized plug-ins for Autodesk® Revit® including our Drawing Manager, Xporter, Reporter, Shared Parameter Manager and Paint are unique and are saving AEC project teams’ worldwide time and money every day.

http://www.rtvtools.com/plugins/

Xrev Pty Ltd | Chris Price | Brisbane, Australia

Chris has extensive knowledge of Autodesk Revit (daily user since 2001) producing a large variety of different types of projects from small office fit-outs to billion dollar defence, health and infrastructure projects.  As such, Chris has developed a broad and extensive understanding of what the current software, Autodesk Revit, can and cannot do.  From this experience, Chris understands what the pain points are for our customers and has hands on experience achieving the desired outcomes and deliverables.

Xrev to date has accumulated a database of hundreds of companies interested in Xrev products.  Xrev has conducted numerous surveys to identify user feedback on the products 100% of which is very good or excellent and 100% of users who have purchased one of the Xrev products has recommended it to others.

http://www.xrev.com.au/products

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