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

March 10, 2021

Forge Online Training: April 2021

Are you interested in getting started with the Autodesk Forge platform development, perhaps in a more interactive, guided way? Or maybe you already have experience with our platform, and ...

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February 11, 2021

glTF 2.0 Support in Forge Viewer

One of the new features introduced by Forge Viewer version 7.36 is the support for loading glTF (2.0) models. The feature is currently in beta but if you like to live on the edge - which ...

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January 7, 2021

Serverless Forge applications in Azure

Recently we've been getting questions around the same topic: "What would be the most cost-effective way to run my Forge application on Microsoft Azure?" To address that question, let's ta...

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December 16, 2020

Forge & Progressive Web Apps

Quoting Wikipedia: A progressive web application (PWA) is a type of application software delivered through the web, built using common web technologies including HTML, CSS and JavaScript....

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November 6, 2020

Implementing Custom Markups

The Autodesk.Viewing.MarkupsCore extension provides a limited support for implementing your own kinds of markups. Let's create a "smiley face" markup! What is and isn't possible Before we...

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October 6, 2020

Mapping between sheets and 3D views of AEC models

When working with AEC models in Forge Viewer, developers sometimes need to be able to map 2D sheet coordinates to 3D view coordinates and vice versa. Let's take a look at how that could b...

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September 15, 2020

Snappy viewer tools

Have you ever thought: "man, I like how the Forge Viewer tools like Markups or Measure snap to different parts of 2D drawings, I wish my viewer extension could do that, too"? Well, wonder...

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