[OpenSCAD] Fusion360 and OpenSCAD

doug moen doug at moens.org
Fri Oct 7 08:52:48 EDT 2016

> So how would it be if OpenSCAD had an ability to watch the source file and
> then run a configurable script on it before loading the result of that
> script. There's various levels of doing that, from a script that is blindly
> run on all files, to something that can treat files differently based on
> their extensions with macros for the filenames involved. A modular first
> hack should be simple to produce and then others with more interest could
> extend it as required and send pull requests.

You could solve your problem by running a separate tool that watches your
source file, and invokes your language->OpenSCAD compiler when the source
file changes.

There are lots of tools like this available on the internet. Here's one
option:  http://entrproject.org/

There's no need to build this tool into OpenSCAD.
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