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

March 23, 2020

BIM 360 Viewer vs Forge Viewer

Many apps are using the Forge Viewer, including Fusion Team, BIM 360 Docs and 3rd party apps. In case of certain models, there can be clear differences in the way the model is presented in ...

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March 22, 2020

Migrate Inventor add-in to Design Automation

Many people might have existing Inventor add-ins that they plan to migrate to Design Automation API for Inventor. Instead of trying to modify your existing add-in's code to use InventorServ...

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March 21, 2020

Run() vs RunWithArguments()

In case of AppBundles for Design Automation API for Inventor there are two entry points depending on the arguments in the commandLine parameter of the Activity that is using the AppBundle. ...

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March 20, 2020

Handle command line arguments

The commandLine property of an Activity specifies what executable should be run on the Design Automation server and what arguments should be passed to it. It tends to include the headless s...

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February 29, 2020

401 Unauthorized / 403 Forbidden

A developer ran into a 401 Unauthorized error (in the documentation described as Invalid authorization header) when going through the Extract Metadata From a Source File, so I went through ...

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February 25, 2020

Dealing with suppressed components

In Inventor one way to hide a component is by suppressing it. Unlike when simply making it invisible, in this case the relevant document won't even get loaded, so it's more efficient. When ...

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February 18, 2020

Move files around on Forge

Forge has various storage services: Object Storage Service (OSS) for app specific data, and BIM 360 Docs, Fusion Team, etc for user specific data There are ways to copy files on them, but t...

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