Posts about Tips and Tricks

January 22, 2020

Automation Test & Automate workflow with Postman Collection Runner

Follow @JohnOnSoftware Postman collection is used pretty frequently to quick check with Restful API, and we also provide some Postman collections for you to do a quick check, please see the...

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January 22, 2020

Postman Collections for BIM 360 Cost Management API

Follow @JohnOnSoftware As we just announced the public beta release of BIM 360 Cost Management API at blog post, and I also prepared the 2 following samples to show the possibility that you...

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December 17, 2019

How to fix ngrok reconnecting (x509 certificate signed by unknown authority)

In our forge learning tutorial sample for listening to callbacks we use ngrok, some developers are facing "x509: certificate signed by unknown authority". To fix this you need to create a ...

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September 24, 2019

BIM360 Docs: Setting up external references between files (Upload Linked Files)

Translate composite Revit models on BIM360 Docs, just like the "Upload Linked Files" of the BIM360 Docs Web UI does!

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September 24, 2019

Pass path to Design Automation

Depending on what your AppBundle and Activity is designed to do, it may need a relative path for some of the files. On Windows the backslash '\' is used as the directory separator character...

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May 31, 2019

Deploying to Design Automation from Visual Studio

Since pretty much all the Design Automation v3 engines require Windows environment for building their addins or plugins, wouldn't it be great if we could automatically deploy build artifact...

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May 9, 2019

Quick deployment of Forge applications to Azure

Microsoft Azure has recently introduced Azure Resource Manager (or ARM) - a service for centralized deployment and management of resources such as virtual machines, databases, or web applic...

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