[OpenSCAD] BOM generation; SolidPython available

Josef Průša josefprusa at me.com
Wed Mar 9 02:01:08 CET 2011

Yes, its my creation, it has bit different conception, Im right now writing small post about it. Ill send here a link after its published :-) It can maybe cooperate together :-)


On Mar 9, 2011, at 1:57 AM, Stuart Young wrote:

> On 9 March 2011 11:29, Evan T. Jones <evan_t_jones at mac.com> wrote:
>> The request for BOM generation seemed interesting, so I used my
>> Python-OpenSCAD compiler, SolidPython to write it up today.  It's one line
>> before every part you want to count, then each time that part's called, it
>> will be added to the total.  If per-unit cost is supplied, it'll add that
>> up, too.
>> Demo code is available at:
>> git://github.com/SolidCode/SolidPython.git   (examples/bom_scad.py)
>> This is a complete Python front-end interface to OpenSCAD.  Elmo Mäntynen,
>> the maintainer of MCAD, has put SolidPython together with MCAD and Ian's
>> comprehensive Python port, Pyscad, together in one Github location:
>>  https://github.com/SolidCode
>> Check it out.
> Might also want to check out ThingDoc.
> https://github.com/prusajr/ThingDoc
> Creates BOMs and eventually I believe it will do assembly instructions
> for multi-part objects.
> PS: Since it's written in Python, this could fit in right with what
> you're doing. Also I believe someone has already suggested it to
> nophead.
> -- 
> Stuart Young (aka Cefiar)
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Josef Prusa

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