8月 14, 2022

Understanding Data URI scheme in Design Automation workflows

Applicable to all Design Automation Engines.

There is comment in our documentation

  1. Fail if Autodesk.Das.Shared.Models.Request.Url is a data url, otherwise next step.

This blog tries goes in detail on what data url is and how useful it is wrt to Design Automation.

The data URI scheme is a uniform resource identifier (URI) scheme that provides a way to include data in-line in Web pages as if they were external resources,

data:[<mediatype>][;base64],<data>

data url is helpful scheme when you have small data that you would like embed inline without having the data to store behind any server storage space.

NOTE: Design Automation respects both base64 as well as URL encode data

Read full document at DA-DataURI

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Madhukar Moogala

A technology agnostic, constant learner, and a Forge advocate who works primarily on AutoCAD and Forge Design Automation using both desktop and cloud programming techniques. He has been with Autodesk since 2013, started his career as C++ programmer, explored everything that has come in his way be it Lisp or Wix, passionate about modern technologies and loves troubleshooting. 


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