9 Feb 2023

ACC/BIM 360 Cost Management Webhooks API

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We are excited to announce the general availability of Webhooks API for Autodesk Construction Cloud (ACC) and BIM 360 Cost Management! 

We have heard many developers asking for Webhooks for ACC/BIM 360. This is the first set of Webhooks API for Autodesk Build! Using Webhooks API, you can subscribe events triggered by certain actions, such as when a budget is created/updated/deleted; your application can monitor and respond to it. If your application requires synchronization of data between the Cost module and your applications, this feature eliminates the needs for polling many times, drastically reducing the number of calls. 

The Cost Management Webhooks service exposes the following 43 new Webhook events. They are under the new system "autodesk.construction.cost":

Account scope event:

  •     project.initialized-1.0

Project scope events:

  •     budget.created-1.0
  •     budget.updated-1.0
  •     budget.deleted-1.0
  •     budgetPayment.created-1.0
  •     budgetPayment.updated-1.0
  •     budgetPayment.deleted-1.0
  •     contract.created-1.0
  •     contract.updated-1.0
  •     contract.deleted-1.0
  •     cor.created-1.0
  •     cor.updated-1.0
  •     cor.deleted-1.0
  •     costPayment.created-1.0
  •     costPayment.updated-1.0
  •     costPayment.deleted-1.0
  •     expense.created-1.0
  •     expense.updated-1.0
  •     expense.deleted-1.0
  •     expenseItem.created-1.0
  •     expenseItem.updated-1.0
  •     expenseItem.deleted-1.0
  •     mainContract.created-1.0
  •     mainContract.updated-1.0
  •     mainContract.deleted-1.0
  •     mainContractItem.created-1.0
  •     mainContractItem.updated-1.0
  •     mainContractItem.deleted-1.0
  •     oco.created-1.0
  •     oco.updated-1.0
  •     oco.deleted-1.0
  •     pco.created-1.0
  •     pco.updated-1.0
  •     pco.deleted-1.0
  •     rfq.created-1.0
  •     rfq.updated-1.0
  •     rfq.deleted-1.0
  •     scheduleOfValue.created-1.0
  •     scheduleOfValue.updated-1.0
  •     scheduleOfValue.deleted-1.0
  •     sco.created-1.0
  •     sco.updated-1.0
  •     sco.deleted-1.0

For more information about the new Cost Management Webhooks events, please check out the official API documentation on APS developer portal. The tutorial section will be a good starting point to understand how these Webhooks works.


Code Samples on GitHub: 

  • ACC Cost Exchange Sample - Enhanced version of Cost API sample showing Export/Import to/from CSV. We have added Webhooks to this sample. We intend to make a blog post about this sample with more detailed information soon. Stay tuned.

If you are interested in working on a proof of concept project using the new Cost Management Webhooks API, join us at the APS Accelerators.  

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Mikako Harada

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