Technical Theatre Assistant

Technical Theatre Assistant


Technical Theatre Assistant is an application intended for stage crew members involved in construction. This application allows carpenters to generate cut-lists and diagrams for set pieces and has calculators to help with carpentry tasks.

The source code for this project is available on Github! Feel free to modify the program to fit your needs, and submit it to me if you think everyone else could benefit.

https://github.com/zgrannan/Technical-Theatre-Assistant/


Listed below are the features of this program.


1. Set piece builder

Using the set piece builder, you can generate cut-lists and diagrams for the following set pieces. This application provides brief building instructions for these set pieces.

- Platforms
- Broadway and Hollywood flats
- Door frames
- Stud walls

2. Dimension Calculator

Carpenters can use the dimension calculator to perform simple arithmetic operations using standard dimensions. For example, the dimension calculator could compute the sum of 7'6+1/2" and 2'3+5/16".

3. Stair Calculator

This application includes a stair calculator. This utility calculates the dimensions of a staircase, the dimensions of individual stairs, the number of steps, and the angle of the staircase based off information provided to it.

4. Triangle Calculator

Using the triangle calculator, you can calculate the angles and side lengths of right triangles.

5. Rope Strength Calculator

Calculates the safe weight capacity of new or used rope made from a certain material, with a certain diameter, and a certain safety factor.

Recent changes:
- Fixed a bug that could cause an incorrect error message when building a set piece.

- Fixed a bug that caused broadway flats to display "null" as a fastener sometimes.

- Doorframe building instructions now work.

- Very small set pieces work better now.

- The "Material Information" interface has been updated.
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About Technical Theatre Assistant
Technical Theatre Assistant is an application intended for stage crew members involved in construction. This application allows carpenters to generate cut-lists and diagrams for set pieces and has calculators to help with carpentry tasks.

The source code for this project is available on Github! Feel free to modify the program to fit your needs, and submit it to me if you think everyone else could benefit.

https://github.com/zgrannan/Technical-Theatre-Assistant/


Listed below are the features of this program.


1. Set piece builder

Using the set piece builder, you can generate cut-lists and diagrams for the following set pieces. This application provides brief building instructions for these set pieces.

- Platforms
- Broadway and Hollywood flats
- Door frames
- Stud walls

2. Dimension Calculator

Carpenters can use the dimension calculator to perform simple arithmetic operations using standard dimensions. For example, the dimension calculator could compute the sum of 7'6+1/2" and 2'3+5/16".

3. Stair Calculator

This application includes a stair calculator. This utility calculates the dimensions of a staircase, the dimensions of individual stairs, the number of steps, and the angle of the staircase based off information provided to it.

4. Triangle Calculator

Using the triangle calculator, you can calculate the angles and side lengths of right triangles.

5. Rope Strength Calculator

Calculates the safe weight capacity of new or used rope made from a certain material, with a certain diameter, and a certain safety factor.

Recent changes:
- Fixed a bug that could cause an incorrect error message when building a set piece.

- Fixed a bug that caused broadway flats to display "null" as a fastener sometimes.

- Doorframe building instructions now work.

- Very small set pieces work better now.

- The "Material Information" interface has been updated.
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A Google User
Aug 6, 2014
Great app I'm a theatre teacher and am always looking for ways to use technology in my classroom, and this is one my students love and use often. Thanks!
A Google User
May 13, 2014
Nice Great functional no permissions app, and way more flaxible than any floor planner apps I've seen
A Google User
Apr 9, 2013
Use full apps Required mesurment filling on main meanu
A Google User
Apr 9, 2013
Use full apps Required mesurment filling on main meanu
A Google User
Nov 11, 2012
Handy tool