8 Sep 2017

A360 backup desktop solution

I have just written a .NET desktop sample for backing up files from A360 type storage systems (Fusion Team, BIM 360 Docs, etc) to your local hard drive:


This solution also handles Fusion Designs which will be saved as Fusion Archives - this article talks about how this can be done: https://forge.autodesk.com/blog/download-fusion-360-archives 

In order to use the app, you need to have a Forge app created on https://developer.autodesk.com/myapps.

The CallBack URL needs to be a fake address (like https://A360Backup.com) so that the browser component will throw an error that we can catch.

Using your credentials for the login page

If you want to use it with your BIM 360 Docs account then you just have to follow these instructions:

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Adam Nagy

Follow @AdamTheNagy Adam Nagy joined Autodesk back in 2005 and has been providing programming support, consulting, training and evangelism to external developers. He started his career in Budapest, then worked in Prague for 3 years and now lives in South England, UK. At the moment focusing on Inventor and Fusion 360, plus cloud and mobile related technologies. Adam has a degree in Software Engineering and has...