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LEARNING GDL

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I have started my journey towards learning how to write gdl. I have no background in code at all so it is all a bit daunting at the moment. I have obtained the gdl cookbook and am working through it at the moment. I am wondering if it would be worth learning another type of scripting first to build up a base as there doesn't seem to be as much material out there for learning gdl. Does anyone have any tips or resources for a gdl beginner besides the cookbooks and the graphisoft materials? Are there any courses out there? I am aware that this is going to be a long process. Thankyou, Michael
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GDL Cookbook is the best in my opinion. I learned GDL very well with it. GDL Manual from GS was not suitable.
If you haved worked through the cookbook in 1 or 3 months, you are fit enough to do some good objects.
Since the GDL Cookbook is a bit old, you have to update to newer commands.
Try gdl.graphisoft.com and, if you are german speaking, selfgdl.de or https://www.a-null.com/GDL-Onlinekurs/
Joachim Suehlo . AC12-25 . MAC OSX 10.15 . WIN10

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GDL Cookbook is the best in my opinion. I learned GDL very well with it. GDL Manual from GS was not suitable.
If you haved worked through the cookbook in 1 or 3 months, you are fit enough to do some good objects.
Since the GDL Cookbook is a bit old, you have to update to newer commands.
Try gdl.graphisoft.com and, if you are german speaking, selfgdl.de or https://www.a-null.com/GDL-Onlinekurs/
Joachim Suehlo . AC12-25 . MAC OSX 10.15 . WIN10

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Personally, I started learning the logical statements necessary because of Revit. It's not terribly hard and I'm sure you could figure a few things on your own. If it helps at all, you can research boolean statements and Revit logic simply for the understanding of "if this, then that" that it gives. No, they're not exact, but I find GDL lends itself to a similar relationship in many ways.

This helped me years ago when I began modifying/creating objects, or modifying/creating parameters in Revit:
https://www.revitforum.org/tutorials-tips-tricks/1046-revit-formulas-everyday-usage.html
(Again, they're not exact, just learn the language flow from this.)

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