March 10, 2021

Forge Community News - February 2021

February 2021

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Autodesk
FEBRUARY 2021
Forge platform updates, coding resources, and community announcements.
Autodesk Build is now available
Autodesk Build is now available
Autodesk Build brings together the best of BIM 360 and PlanGrid into a single application for project and field management. Autodesk Build, Autodesk Docs, and Autodesk BIM Collaborate are now available.

If you are already a BIM 360 user, you may have noticed some changes. And if you're looking for access to developer accounts, we've got you covered.
Learn more
Platform updates
Forge Viewer now supports gLTF 2.0
The latest version of the Forge Viewer supports gLTF 2.0, a popular 3D exchange file format. This feature is currently in beta. Please don't hesitate to share your feedback with the team!
Test it here
Revit Core Engine now available on Design Automation for Inventor
You can now export an Inventor document directly to a Revit file type using the Design Automation API for Inventor.
See samples
 
BIM 360 Create Custom Attributes Definitions is now available
With the Document Management API, you could get and set custom attribute values. Now, you can take it a step further and create those definitions.
Learn more
BIM 360 Assets is in public beta
Track your project's assets and equipment from design to handover with the new BIM 360 Assets API.
Try it out
Maintenance scheduled for March 6, 20, and 27
Maintenance is scheduled to the Autodesk authentication system that will directly impact your Forge applications. This maintenance will be conducted in 2 windows across March 6, 20, and 27—dates vary depending on your region.

Please contact the Forge team directly if you have questions or concerns.
See schedule here
Resources
Latest code samples
  • Dynamic model placement
  • More on screenshots
  • Use multiple app bundles
  • Buckets Tools: migrate Node.js app to Electron
  • Pagination with Postman
  • React + TypeScript showing shared model
  • More about Refresh Token
View all samples
The Doctor is in
The Doctor Is In
Choose your Forge expert, book an appointment, and join your live session to get your technical or business questions answered. Come with a headset and maybe a camera to meet your expert face to face.

If you need help with your code, we recommend you prepare your environment for debugging and come ready to share your screen.
Book an appointment
Forge Partner Talks has a new look!
Coffee break
Forge coffee break
Every 2 weeks, join Autodesk Developer Advocates to chat about what's new and upcoming with Forge over a cup of coffee.
Sign up here
Forge SI evolution
Meet a Forge SI
Get to know Forge Certified Systems Integrators in these 15 minute interview sessions.
Learn more
Community spotlight
New customer stories
Contecht
Contecht
Contecht leveraged Forge to simplify file conversion across 70+ file formats, reducing cost to the customer by reducing development time.
Read their story
BlackSmithSoft
BlackSmithSoft
BlackSmithSoft streamlines cross-team collaboration, storing project data in one cloud-based location using Forge.
Learn more
AAF
American Air Filter
AAF used Forge to develop their VisionAir Clean software, to enable customers to build custom filtration systems using Revit drawings within BIM environments.
Watch the video
Techture
New System Integrator: Techture
Techture provides Virtual Design, Construction, Project Management, and other collaborative solutions in the AEC industry.
Get in touch
Forge community solution showcase
Get to know the Forge Community and see what innovative solutions they are building using Forge APIs.
Check it out
Forge Solution Showcase
Upcoming events
DevDays Online
DevDays Online 2021 - March 2-4
Register today to learn all about the latest updates to the Forge platform, and what to look forward to in the coming year. These webinars are open to all audiences.
Register here
Virtual Accelerators
Forbidden City Virtual Accelerator
Forbidden City - March 22-26
Build your Forge apps with direct help from Autodesk cloud experts in this virtual Accelerator.
20 seats available
Biringan City Virtual Accelerator
Biringan City - April 26-30
Build your Forge apps with 1-on-1, 24/7 access to the Forge team for one week in this virtual Accelerator.
35 seats available
Ys Virtual Accelerator
Ys - May 24-28
Got an app in mind? Get 1-on-1, 24/7 access to Autodesk cloud experts for one full week in this virtual Accelerator.
35 seats available

Posted by

Sanjana Chand

Developer Marketing Manager

Sanjana Chand joined Autodesk in 2018 as the Forge Developer Marketing Manager. For the past 2 years she has been primarily responsible for engaging and growing Autodesk’s developer communities. You may know her as the current host of the Forge Partner Talks webseries.


Sanjana came from the world of product marketing within startups, so the fast pace of working with Forge...

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