Stephen Preston

Stephen Preston has been with Autodesk since 2000, focusing on providing programming support, consulting, training and evangelism to external developers. He started his career in the UK and now lives in California in the US. Stephen’s current position is Global Manager of Developer Technical Services (DevTech), the worldwide team of API gurus providing technical services through the Autodesk Developer Network.

Stephen started his career as a scientist, and has a D.Phil. in Atomic and Laser Physics from the University of Oxford. When he’s not programming, he is an avid and eclectic reader, and loves to get out and about running or hiking in the Northern California countryside.

Posts by Stephen Preston

You’ve been developing solutions based on Autodesk desktop software for years. Business is booming. Your customers love your products. Why should you care about what’s going on at Forge DevCon?

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We announced in mid-April that we would be turning off the old View and Data API on July 17th (see the text from the original blog post and notification email that I've copied below).

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All Forge webservice API calls will require a scoped Access Token from May 22nd 2017.

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Perform a live audience at a 'film festival' for browser-based 3D art.

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Come to our Accelerator to kickstart your Forge-related web application development.

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Autodesk sponsor SFHTML5 meetup group.

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