Xiaodong Liang

Xiaodong Liang has been with Autodesk since 2007, focusing on providing programming support, consulting, training and evangelism to external developers. He started his career China and now lives in Beijing, China. Xiaodong is currently a developer consultant in the team Developer Technical Services (DevTech), the worldwide team of API gurus providing technical services through the Autodesk Developer Network. He supports various products APIs such as Autodesk® Inventor®, Autodesk®  Navisworks®, AutoCAD®,  and AutoCAD Mechanical®.

He likes to deal with challenging cases, discussing with developers on API and writing articles to help the developers. Xiaodong started his career as an engineer, and has a master degree of Solid Mechanics. In his spare time, he enjoys basketball, cooking, reading and electrical game.

Posts by Xiaodong Liang

May 10, 2019

Consume AEC Data which are from Model Derivative API

Model Derivative API has been able to extract AEC data of Revit model such as level, grid, views, phase, linked documents etc. And Forge Viewer also provides the corresponding methods ...

Read More

October 16, 2018

Load XML of Navisworks Saved Viewpoints to Forge Viewer Cameras

Demo on how to parse the XML of Navisworks saved viewpoints and convert to camera objects of Forge Viewer.

Read More

August 25, 2018

BIM 360 Issues API Sample by Node.js

A code sample on Issue API usage by Node.js, including exporting all issues to CSV.

Read More

August 10, 2018

Introducing BIM 360 Issues API

Added BIM 360 endpoints for creating, tracking and updating project-related issues.

Read More

August 8, 2018

Create Pushpin Markup by SVG

This is a simple code to create pushpin markup with mouse clicking.

Read More