30 Jun 2021

Forge Community News - June 2021

Forge Community News - June 2021

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JUNE 2021
Forge platform updates, coding resources, and community announcements.
SVF2 is moving to production in July
SVF2 is moving to production in July
The SVF2 public beta is ending soon—take advantage of the next few weeks to provide your feedback to the team. The new streaming format for Forge Viewer hits general availability this coming July.
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Platform updates
Photos API is now available
The Autodesk Build Photos API is now available. With this API you have a single, unified place to view and manage photos and videos in Autodesk Build. This is useful for documenting progress photos, informal communication, and material tracking.
Try it out
Design Automation for Revit 2022 now exports directly to PDF
The latest version of Autodesk Revit now lets you export directly to a PDF. Check out the snippet of code that makes this possible using the Design Automation API for Revit.
Learn more
POST Command createFolder will be deprecated
The legacy POST Command createFolder will continue functioning for existing applications until January 2022. We recommended that you begin migrating your code as soon as possible. Let us know if you have any questions or concerns.
Get in touch
Latest code samples
  • Add Data Visualization Heatmaps for Rooms of non-Revit model (Part 1 & 2)
  • Add Mapbox, Google Maps into Forge Viewer
  • Move viewer's camera along by drawing travel/walking paths in the Forge Viewer
  • Custom Attributes with Projects created before and after March 23, 2021
  • Export PDF by Revit Design Automation sample
  • Temporary workaround for mapping between SVF1 and SVF2 IDs
  • Proxying Forge Viewer
  • Material swatches in Forge Viewer
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Get to know Forge developers
Coffee break
Forge coffee break
Every 2 weeks, join Autodesk Developer Advocates to chat about what's new and upcoming with Forge over a cup of coffee.
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Forge SI evolution
The Doctor is in
Book an appointment with a Forge expert and get live answers to your technical or business questions.
Find open times
Community spotlight
New customer stories
Intelliwave used Forge to build SiteSense, which empowers project managers to create a secure, cloud-based, web & mobile material management environment for all stakeholders, both online and offline.
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Gresham Smith
Gresham Smith
Gresham Smith leveraged the Forge Data Visualization extensions to create a spatial data-visualization solution, facilitating a deeper understanding of the human experiences in the places the firm designs.
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O3 Solutions
O3 Solutions
O3 rounds out its cloud-based end-to-end Advanced Work Packaging software system with the power of the Forge platform, making it the only solution of its kind.
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Meet a Forge SI: Contecht
Technical Lead Lucian Ungureanu shares details on Contecht, a new Forge SI, in this 10 minute interview.
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Upcoming events
Autodesk University 2021
Autodesk University is back for another global, digital conference in 2021! The team at Autodesk is in the middle of reimagining this experience for our design and make community and will have some exciting updates to share soon. Keep an eye out for registration opening in July and join us:
  • October 5-7 | Americas
  • October 6-8 | EMEA and India
  • October 13-14 | APAC and Japan
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