Items related to the analysis of sound propagation and acoustic response in buildings.
Items related to the analysis of air flow in and around buildings.
Items related to building regulations and/or energy codes.
Items related to the analysis of climate and weather data.
Items related to the analysis of human thermal comfort and psychrometrics.
Items related to the analysis of artificial and natural lighting in buildings.
Items related to the generation of computer models for building performance analysis.
Items related to the analysis of shadows and the design of shading devices for buildings.
Items related to the analysis of solar radiation in, on and around buildings.
Items related to the analysis of thermal and energy performance in buildings.
Answers to common questions and discussions directly relating to Ecotect and, more recently, Autodesk Ecotect Analysis.
Example scripts and other items dealing with the generation or modification of building geometry in direct response to performance analysis.
Discussions and comments relating to the acquisition, management and access to performance analysis data.
Items related to the generation of scripts and/or tools for the automation of analysis processes.
How to graphically represent complex performative design data in ways that are visually meaningful and communicative.
Using new technologies to create highly visual and interactive web-based teaching and learning material.
Items that relate to the various workshops, training sessions and conferences I am involved with.
Investigations in the design of computer applications, interface elements, graphical displays and integrated help systems to maximise usability whilst minimising training/documentation demands.
Technical discussions about content management systems (CMS), PHP programming, databases, embedded media, dynamic HTML and AJAX technologies.
The more I play with it, the more besotted I become with Java for cross-platform application development. Add Processing into the mix and you get fast interactive 3D even embedded in a web browser.
Recent developments in MonoDevelop+MonoTouch and Eclipse+Android have made possible the development of mobile apps in C# and Java. Having previously been put off by an irrational dislike of Objective-C, this whole area has now magically opened up to me.
Mono is an open source cross-platform implementation of the .NET framework, finally allowing C# development of complex applications in Linux and MacOS X, as well as Windows.