Posts about Tips and Tricks

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 appli...

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April 23, 2019

ID's in the Data Management API

When debugging things it can be useful to know what the various id 's in the Data Management API look like - see above picture. You can use the https://derivatives.autodesk.io/ sample as we...

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March 18, 2019

Debug access rights issues from access token

You can run into various issues by trying to access a resource that does not belong to you or by using the wrong scopes when requesting an access token. See Setting the scope for the access...

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February 23, 2019

How to generate dynamic number of output with Design Automation for Revit V3

With the public beta of Design Automation for Revit V3 API announced, we have many partners who are interested in this service, and we recently hear of one question about how to generate dy...

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February 21, 2019

Forge Viewer App running on Glitch

For a while now I've been following Glitch and I can't be happier at the moment since their experience in using their product has become so much easier to interact with. What is Glitch? Wel...

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