Petr Broz

Developer Advocate, Autodesk

Petr is a senior developer advocate at Autodesk. He has been developing some of the company’s web applications and services since 2011, and now he aims to help others build amazing, creative solutions using these tools, especially using Autodesk Forge APIs. Petr’s technical focus areas include everything around web and cloud, 3D graphics, and all kinds of "non-real reality".

Posts by Petr Broz

April 16, 2020

Custom tools in Forge Viewer

When browsing through the Forge Viewer API reference, you may have stumbled upon the ToolController and ToolInterface classes under the Viewing namespace. What could those be good for I hea...

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April 15, 2020

Custom models in Forge Viewer

Embedding custom three.js geometry into Forge Viewer is a very common request. We usually recommend using scene overlays, and those feeling more adventurous go directly to the uncharted ter...

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March 10, 2020

Multi-model refresher

The support for loading and aggregating multiple models into one scene in Forge Viewer has been around for a while now, but the documentation of this area might have been a bit scarce. Let'...

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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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November 25, 2019

Working with 2D and 3D Scenes and Geometry in Forge Viewer

When building advanced applications around Forge Viewer, it is often necessary to traverse the hierarchy of model elements, access or manipulate individual geometries, or compute their boun...

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October 1, 2019

Forge DevCon classes: building top-quality cloud solutions

We've got a lot of content prepared for you during this year's Forge DevCon, and one theme I'm particularly excited about are the best practices for building top-quality cloud apps and serv...

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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 https://oss-manager.autodesk.io or https://da-...

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