30 Mar 2021

Forge Community News - March 2021

March 2021

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MARCH 2021
Forge platform updates, coding resources, and community announcements.
AU Call for Proposals opens March 30
Get ready to submit your AU class proposal
Get ready—Call for Proposals for Autodesk University 2021 opens on March 30 and will stay open until April 30. Check out the blog for tips on how to craft a stellar proposal and details on where to submit.
Learn more
Platform updates
New Viewer Data Visualization extensions now in public beta
With these new extensions, you can easily create a Digital Twin using the Forge Viewer. It's also now possible to:
  • Add sensors into your model
  • Integrate heatmap shaders on objects
  • Add CO2 or people movements
  • Add indicators of equipment maintenance status
Check out the reference architecture and documentation, and begin working with the new Data Visualization extensions today!
Learn more
LMV Developer Tools extension now available
A new Google Chrome browser extension is now available to help you debug your Forge Viewer application from directly within Chrome.
Learn more
Maintenance scheduled for March 27
The last stage of maintenance to the Autodesk authentication system is scheduled for March 27. This will directly impact your Forge applications for a brief time.

Please contact the Forge team directly if you have questions or concerns.
See schedule here
Latest code samples
  • Drag and Drop in Design Automation for Inventor sample
  • Use custom icons on the Viewer toolbar
  • Add Viewer extensions to Design Automation for Inventor sample
  • includeInherited option for search
  • Drag and Drop models into the Viewer
View all samples
Get one-on-one help from Forge experts
Forge Online Training
Forge Online Training
New to developing Forge and looking for training? Join Forge cloud experts for a week of online training to help you develop your skills.
Sign up here
The Doctor is in
The Doctor is in
Book an appointment with a Forge expert and get live answers to your technical or business questions.
Book an appointment
Get to know Forge partners
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
Meet a Forge SI: BlackSmithSoft
Get to know Netherlands-based BlackSmithSoft in this 15 minute interview.
Watch the interview
Community spotlight
New customer stories
GTP services
GTP Services
GTP's STRATUS solution, powered by Forge, enables MEP contractors to use data from design applications in the field or in the fabrication shop.
Watch their story
MOE leverages Forge to organize and render complex project data into simple visual representations, providing decision-makers with key environmental information about project materials.
Read their story
DevDays Online
DevDays Online recordings available
Missed the DevDays Online live sessions? You can catch the recordings all in one place.
Watch them here
Upcoming events
Virtual Accelerators
Biringnan City Virtual Accelerator
Biringan City - April 26-30
Build your Forge apps with 1-on-1, 24/7 access to the Forge team for one week in this virtual Accelerator.
17 seats available
Ys Virtual Accelerator
Ys - May 24-28
Got an app in mind? Get 1-on-1, 24/7 access to Autodesk cloud experts for one full week in this virtual Accelerator.
35 seats available
Ys Virtual Accelerator
Thuvaraiyam Pathi - June 21-25
Submit your application today and benefit from 1-on-1 time with dedicated Forge cloud experts.
40 seats available


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