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

July 30, 2021

Forge Online Bootcamp: September 2021

Let us invite you to another installment of the Forge Online Bootcamp that will take place on September 13-16 as one of the pre-events of the Autodesk University 2021. What is it? Forge O...

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July 13, 2021


The Forge Viewer (7.36) makes it easy to load and view PDF and DWF files natively. In the past these files had to be processed using the Model Derivative service but now you can use viewe...

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June 2, 2021

Temporary workaround for mapping between SVF1 and SVF2 IDs

If you're one of our hard-core fans who like living on the edge, and you're experimenting with the new, heavily optimized SVF2 format, you have probably noticed that when converting the s...

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May 31, 2021

Proxying Forge Viewer

When building Forge applications with multi-tenancy support or custom authentication, it is important to be able to proxy requests to Forge, for example, to ensure that a specific user ca...

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May 24, 2021

Material swatches in Forge Viewer

When developing a configurator-like application using Forge Viewer, perhaps you would like to allow your users to apply different types of materials to individual elements of their models...

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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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