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    Dynamo Versioning scheme

    How's everyone else got their Dynamo folders set up?
    Since Dynamo went from version 1.3 to 2.0, we've had our Dynamo graphs saved under a folder named for the major Dynamo version:
    ..\Revit\Dynamo\BWBR\2_0 for our graphs
    ..\Revit\Dynamo\Packages\2_0 for the packages

    But now, with SO many new nodes in 2020, and with Dynamo coming packaged with the Revit version, I'm wondering is we should keep everything in a yearly version folder (like we do with our Families and Templates)
    ..\Revit\2022\BWBR Families
    ..\Revit\2022\BWBR Templates
    potentially move Dynamo to
    ..\Revit\2022\Dynamo\BWBR
    ..\Revit\2022\Dynamo\Packages

    This would obviously make a bit more work once a year & we'd have to have duplicates, but I'm thinking graphs won't be very compatible between versions anyway.
    Dave Plumb
    BWBR Architects; St Paul, MN

    CADsplaining: When a BIM rookie tells you how you should have done something.

    #2
    I would 100% make seperate folders for Packages for each Revit/Dynamo versions.

    As soon as you have no 1.3 scripts anymore in production, I'm a bit more lenient about the scripts. Since it's all 2.x versioning the scripts "should" be fine, depending on how much you are leaning on packages that don't handle that versioning well.

    It's probably still best to also save scripts by version because of API enhancements in Revit versions.

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      #3
      No one in my office uses 1.3 anymore but i still sort by dynamo point version and append the file names with the latest revit version the script is known to work in. IE scriptname_R19 or scriptname_R20....just like a Revit project file.
      We still get the odd script playing up due to this but hardly anyone in my office uses dynamo anyway so I put that fire out when it happens. The majority of those dynamo users pretty much know what they're doing though and can sort themselves out.
      There are no stupid questions, only stupid people

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