Posts about Design Automation API

September 27, 2019

Forge DevCon @ AU Germany – a must go

For those of you who haven’t yet signed up, there’s still a little time left to register for this year’s European Forge DevCon being held on October 14th 2019. The event runs the day before...

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September 24, 2019

Pass path to Design Automation

Depending on what your AppBundle and Activity is designed to do, it may need a relative path for some of the files. On Windows the backslash ' \ ' is used as the directory separator charact...

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September 21, 2019

Optimize Design Automation process

People are charged for the full lifecycle of a WorkItem : that also includes the download of input files and upload of output files. Here are a few things to think through in order to reduc...

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September 20, 2019

Communicate with servers from inside Design Automation

The way Design Automation was designed to be used is that you gather the input from a user or server, then pass what's needed to Design Automation to process the model - not an interactive ...

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September 18, 2019

Store template documents in AppBundle

If you have a few documents that you want to use again and again as a starting point in the same Activity (i.e. use them as a template document) then you could store them in the AppBundle ....

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September 17, 2019

Using Power BI with Forge

Autodesk does not currently provide any data connectors for Power BI which would enable you to get data into Power BI directly from a given Forge service. Without that, moving data from For...

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September 13, 2019

Forge ♥ Visual Studio Code

Forge services can be accessed in various different ways: from your own code, using 3rd party HTTP clients, or via custom web front-ends (like or https://da-...

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