Michael Beale

Michael Beale


Michael Beale works for Autodesk Cloud Rendering team and focuses on client/server mashups that make the web-browser appear super-powered.  Starting with Autodesk Homestyler, then LMV-viewer, Prooflab and more recently a Stereo-Panorama service with webVR.

Posts by Michael Beale

February 20, 2020

add Revit Levels and 2D Minimap to your 3D

Add a 2D 'mini-map' to the corner of your forge viewer

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February 12, 2020

Beginners guide to Design Automation with Visual Studio Code

Summary: This is a quick 'no code required' introduction to Design Automation. We are going to walk through the process of converting a DWG with 5 sheets, into a single PDF, using Design Au...

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January 16, 2020

Loading Multiple Models in Forge Viewer v7

With version 7 of the viewer, there is a new way to load multiple models with `loadDocumentNode`. In version 6, it was just a matter of calling `loadModel` without calling `teardown()`, but...

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January 10, 2020

Better iPad navigation for Forge Viewer

This is a quick blog post on improving the navigation experience, when you are browser models on your iPad. On an iPad, you use pinch / zoom, pan and rotate gestures using two fingers. It's...

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November 6, 2019

combining PointClouds and Revit models in ForgeViewer

a code sample to help align a point-cloud scan of a building with a Revit model inside ForgeViewer, using the impressive Draco point-cloud compression. Check out the AU-talk for streaming, ...

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October 30, 2019

AU-Talk: BIM 360 VR Collaboration for AEC/Construction with InsiteVR, Unity and Forge

Come to AU/DevCon this year to hear about InsiteVR and their use of ForgeToolkit for BIM360 integration

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