Kevin Vandecar

Kevin Vandecar

Principal Developer Advocate

Kevin Vandecar is a Forge developer advocate and also the manager for the Media & Entertainment and Manufacturing Autodesk Developer Network Workgroups. His current specialty is 3ds Max software customization and programming areas. He is also working on  web development skills and exploring areas in Three.js. He is based in Manchester, NH, US. 

Posts by Kevin Vandecar

July 13, 2021

UPDATE: SVF2 GA: the new streaming web format for Forge Viewer is now production ready!

Anyone working with the Forge Model Derivative service knows that SVF is meant for streaming design data for online viewing with the Forge Viewer. A new version of this format, SVF2, has ...

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October 21, 2020

SVF2 Public Beta: a new optimized viewer format

Last year at Autodesk University 2019 we discussed a new Forge Viewer format code-named ‘OTG’. This format was introduced in the BIM 360 service and you can find a short mention about thi...

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August 19, 2020

Call for private beta testers - SVF performance enhancements

If you or your customers have been using Forge Viewer with very large models, you may have encountered performance and scalability issues; e.g., The Viewer may be taking too long to load,...

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November 10, 2019

New RVT->SVF Model Derivative parameter generates additional content, including rooms and spaces.

In early September, an update of Model Derivative API service was released. The release notes are here: Th...

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July 22, 2019

Forge Design Automation for 3ds Max step-by-step tutorial and SIGGRAPH 2019

The 3ds Max engineering product team has produced a step-by-step tutorial that our docs team recently published. Check it out here. Design Automation V3 is still listed in beta, but we ha...

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May 10, 2019

Inventor Design Automation: Accelerators coming soon! Webinar resources!

I would like to first start by saying THANK YOU to all the attendees we had during the live webinar on May 7th about the Forge Design Automation for Inventor. It was a great turnout. If y...

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April 18, 2019

Learn about the Forge Design Automation API for Inventor

Are you a developer working with the Inventor API, or building Inventor apps? Come join us on Tuesday, May 7, at 8:00 am Pacific to learn how to apply the Forge Design Automation API to y...

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