Adam Nagy

Adam Nagy joined Autodesk back in 2005 and has been providing programming support, consulting, training and evangelism to external developers. He started his career in Budapest, then worked in Prague for 3 years and now lives in South England, UK.

At the moment focusing on Inventor and Fusion 360, plus cloud and mobile related technologies.

Adam has a degree in Software Engineering and has been working in that area since even before leaving college. If you don't find him in front of the computer then he's most likely playing the piano, doing some sports or dancing argentine tango somewhere.

Posts by Adam Nagy

December 2, 2019

Run additional programs inside a WorkItem

The main purpose of using Design Automation API's is to run various Autodesk products on the cloud. However, you may have some existing programs that are needed in order to implement a requ...

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November 6, 2019

Switch to orthographic corner view

You can modify the view direction through the View Cube - in v7 its functionality got moved into the ViewCubeUi extension. You just have to load the extension and use the setViewCube() func...

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November 4, 2019

Get Volume and Surface Area in the Viewer

Not all file formats contain information about the Volume and Surface Area of the geometry in it. If you need it, then one way could be calculating it from the facets/triangles of the model...

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November 1, 2019

Run command from an AutoCAD AppBundle

There is a sample for running a WorkItem on Design Automation API for AutoCAD (DA4A), but since it's using a shared Activity, it's not clear how DA knows which command to execute. The tutor...

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October 30, 2019

Run iLogic Rule without AppBundle

The way you usually work with Design Automation API is that you: 1) Create an AppBundle 2) Create an Activity which uses the AppBundle 3) Run a WorkItem based on the Activity However, if yo...

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October 21, 2019

Open file from zip

Opening a model from a zip file that you provided as one of the inputs for a WorkItem is really easy. You just have to add "zip": true for the input parameter in your POST activities reques...

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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 character...

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