Varun Patil

Developer Consultant

I'm a full-stack developer, working on Autodesk Forge and Autodesk Developer Network.

Posts by Varun Patil

April 25, 2022

Parsing Line Points in Viewer

In Forge Viewer, sometimes we want the information about lines like polyline in AutoCAD in both 2D and a 3D polyline to apply the PageToModelTransform to transform them back to CAD or use ...

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September 22, 2021

Upcoming Change in URN Length

Due to changes in our backend systems in both Forge and BIM360, there will be a change in URN length in our future release of APIs. The length of the URN is going to get longer, we hope th...

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June 24, 2021

Improving app resilience

Key concepts to be considered during the development and operation of a resilient application.

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April 5, 2021

Customizable UI Dashboard with gridstack

We have been experimenting with the idea of adding forge viewer and related UI components dynamically into the webpage and https://forge-stacks.herokuapp.com/ is the result of it. Source c...

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July 9, 2020

Design Automation Tutorial in Nodejs

Finally it is here, the most requested tutorial in forge training, Design Automation tutorial in NodeJs. Tutorial Link: Learn Forge Design Automation Tutorial in NodeJs If you want to down...

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March 31, 2020

Introducing self-contained Forge extensions

As a forge developer do you want a technical feature as an extension out of the box which is easy to plugin into any forge project? We got a solution, we have creating self contained, loos...

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January 30, 2020

Estimate Design Automation costs

Calculating the global cost of Design Automation workitems

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July 29, 2019

Autodesk Forge for the absolute beginner

This blog provides set of instructions and necessary resources to get started with Autodesk Forge. Official website: https://forge.autodesk.com/ 1) Watch this video on 'What is Forge': htt...

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July 9, 2019

Webpack and three.js in forge applications

In the newer versions of forge viewers( v6 and above) three.js is included in the forge viwer js file itself. So, when using webpack, mention three js in externals as it avoids loading thr...

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