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

February 10, 2020

Work with Custom Attributes of BIM 360 Issue by API

This is about how to get values of custom attributes of an issue. How to get option value of dropdown list, and how to get mapping of an attribute with issue type.

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January 19, 2020

Practice tricks and tips with PowerBI & Model Coordination API

Practice Tricks and Tips with PowerBI when working with the sample forge-bim360-clash-powerbi

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January 19, 2020

Clash Analysis by PowerBI

analyze clash data and clash issue by BIM 360 Model Coordination API with PowerBI

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January 19, 2020

Walkthrough sample of Model Coordination API in NetCore

basic scenarios of Model Coordination API in .NET Core

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January 16, 2020

Export Clash to PDF

Advanced viewing of clash raw data by Model Coordination API and demos exporting a PDF report on the clashes the user is interested in.

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January 15, 2020

Basic Clash View by Model Coordination API in Node.js

A basic viewing of clash raw data by Model Coordination API. It lists all clash instances data, and allows the user to click one instance to highlight within Forge Viewer.

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January 15, 2020

Postman Collections for Model Coordination API

Two collections of Postman, one follows API Reference, the other follows Tutorials of Model Coordination API.

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