Author Archives: David Garlisch

About David Garlisch

Illini by birth, Texan by choice.

This Is How I Glyph – Tcl Namespaces (Part 1)

This is the first in a series of posts about the Tcl namespace command. Each subsequent post will cover more complex uses of namespaces. While this topic is strictly related to Tcl only, it could help you when developing more … Continue reading

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Plugin How-To – Porting an existing Plugin to a New SDK

Creating a Pointwise CAE plugin can be a little confusing. This leads to customers contacting our Support Team with a plugin development question that starts with the phrase “How do I…?” As always, our Support Team is happy to help you with … Continue reading

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Plugin How-To – Adding Solver Attributes

Manipulating the Pointwise Grid Model from within a CAE plugin can be a little confusing. This leads to customers contacting our Support Team with a plugin development question that starts with the phrase “How do I…?” As always, our Support … Continue reading

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Plugin How-To – Obtaining Face Counts

Using the Pointwise Grid Model from within a plugin can be a little confusing. This leads to customers calling our support team with a plugin question that starts with the phrase “How do I…?“ While many of these inquiries can … Continue reading

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Creating a CAE Plugin – Understanding The Pointwise Grid Model API (Part 2)

This post will cover the structured Pointwise grid model (PWGM). In Part 1 of Understanding The Pointwise Grid Model API, I covered the unstructured Pointwise grid model. If you have not done so already, I suggest you read Part 1 … Continue reading

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