December 1, 2021

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Get to know the new Data Visualization Toolkit for IoT
The Data Visualization Toolkit for IoT gives you live data from your digital twin quickly and easily. Get insight around overall building operations, asset and occupant behavior, temperature and CO2, and much more.
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Platform updates
Autodesk Takeoff API now available
Autodesk Takeoff API
The newly released Takeoff API lets you access inventory data stored in Takeoff. You can use this API to read:
  • Classification systems
  • Packages
  • Takeoff types and items
Check out the announcement for documentation, code samples, and recordings.
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File Naming Standards API
File Naming Standards API
The File Naming Standards API for BIM 360 Docs and Autodesk Docs is here! In the first phase of release, this API is read-only. Read on to learn about what's coming and what is now possible for your documents.
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Assets API update
Assets API update
The new update for BIM 360 and Autodesk Assets lets you retrieve the set of possible error codes for the Assets API.
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Forms API enhancements
Forms API update
Updates to the Autodesk Forms API include:
  • Filter forms by location
  • Find location associated with specific forms
  • New tutorials
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Streamlines now available
Streamlines now available
The Data Visualization extension for the Forge Viewer now provides streamlines, which are animated 3D polylines that can be used to represent the flow of people, particles, or other objects.
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Internet explorer 11 support ending
Forge Viewer IE11 support ending in 2022
Forge Viewer support for Internet Explorer 11 will be deprecated by the end of January 2022.
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Resources
Latest code samples
  • Autodesk Takeoff Sample - Export to CSV
  • Autodesk Takeoff Sample - Integrate with Cost Management
  • Viewer Extensions: Tips and Tricks (or Treats)
  • Share app bundle and activity with other Forge apps
  • Viewing 3D Models on Node-RED platforms
  • localName, pathInZip, zip
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Coffee without Commitment
For our Portuguese developer community, we have a Forge coffee break just for you! Join us for the next chat on Nov 18.
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Community spotlight
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New customer story: The Wild
The flexibility of the Forge APIs empowers The Wild to bring customers’ BIM content to life within rich AR and VR environments—ideal for collaboration and presentation.
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Forge at Autodesk University 2021
AU 2021 Class recordings
Class recordings
AU 2021 may be over, but the learning doesn't stop there! Revisit your favorites or catch up on classes you missed.
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Congrats to the winners of the hackathon
Get started with Forge
Excited to get started on your Forge journey? Curious how to begin? Check out the blog for access to learning resources and upcoming learning events.
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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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