24 Jun 2024

June News Recap

AEC Data Model API is now generally available

We don’t want you to miss any of this month’s updates. Below you’ll find a full recap of this month's major announcements, new code samples, documentation updates, events, and more.


General Availability of AEC Data Model API is Here!

With the release of the AEC Data Model API, we’re introducing a new paradigm in which data can be accessed either via files or at a granular level–the underlying data that makes up a model or a file at the most elemental level is often referred to as granular data. The AEC Data Model API is the first deliverable of a broader granular data ecosystem we’re building–called the AEC data model–that seeks to improve data quality and eliminate the bulky file-based exchange of data. Learn more

Navisworks connector for Autodesk Data Exchange now in Public Beta

The Autodesk Data Exchange has expanded its ecosystem with the addition of a Navisworks Connector. This new connector allows for the loading of exchanges generated from various design authoring applications supported by Data Exchange. This addition facilitates the coordination of subsets of your data and enables the aggregation and visualization of these subsets in Navisworks. Check out this blog post for more info.

ADN Update: New API Support ticket logging feature coming to the ADN member portal 

For ADN members, we are introducing a new way to log your API support requests! This feature will be on July 15th.   Find out more

Revit 2019 engine will be removed from Design Automation list on Sept 15, 2024

Are you still using the Revit 2019 engine to process your design automation workitem job? If so, please take some time to migrate your app to a later version. The Revit 2019 engine will be removed from Design Automation list on September 15th, 2024. Learn more.

Access the App Store from Autodesk Forma

Did you know that Autodesk Forma users are able to add extensions from the App Store directly in Forma?  It’s true! This powerful feature makes it even easier to expand and customize the Forma experience. Now when developers build apps using the Forma API and publish on the App Store they reach even more end users with their applications. Dive into more of the details in this blog post.

An EduHacker's guide to winning with Autodesk APIs

Planning to attend the Autodesk Design & Make EduHack and looking for a headstart on your prep?  Head to our blog and checkout our guide, where we put the key Autodesk Platform Services resources at your fingertips.

Enhancing Insights: Introducing Application-Level Token Usage Reporting

We are excited to announce the release of a new token usage reporting feature which will allow you to view token usage for an individual application. Concurrently, we are also introducing a new UI on the Autodesk Platform Services (APS) Developer Portal to better view and manage your applications. Learn more.

Code Samples and tips

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Customer Stories


CADshare is a customizable and scalable remote customer support platform. Manual processes can slow down mission-critical machine parts orders. Explore how CADshare built an automated ordering system utilizing Autodesk Platform Services Model Derivative API and Viewer SDK for faster parts ordering with fewer errors.


EvolveLAB provides design technology services for AEC clients, helping them transition to data-driven design and computational construction for more efficient, cost-effective, and sustainable building design strategies. To speed visulation processes, EvolveLAB created Veras, an AI rendering tool that empowers architects to leverage AI for design ideation. EvolveLAB used the Forma API to connect Veras with Autodesk Forma schematic design workflows, bringing AI-assisted iterative rendering into the early stages of project creation. Learn more


We want you to get the most out of Autodesk Platform Services. We're here to provide you the best learning opportunities and materials. From informal group chats, week-long events to 1 on 1 help, and beyond, we have a resource for everyone.

Data Model Bootcamp online July 16-17

Autodesk Platform Services (APS) Online Bootcamp is an online training for software developers in the basics of APS development. If you are just getting started with Autodesk Data Model APIs or looking to refresh your APS development skills, this event is for you! Day 1 will focus on the Manufacturing Data Model API and Day 2 will feature the AEC Data Model APILearn more about the prequisites and sign up.

Upcoming Accelerators: Seoul and Barcelona

Ever wondered if an APS Accelerator was for you? Check out our new comprehensive guide to APS Accelerators.  At our Accelerators attendes benefit from dedicated time to develop your Autodesk Platform Services application – with direct help and training from APS engineering experts.  Sign up for our upcoming Accelerators in Seoul, South Korea and Barcelona, Spain.

APS Tuesdays

Autodesk Platform Services (APS) Tuesdays is a free weekly webinar for anyone interested in powering digital transformations, digital twins, insightful dashboards, enterprise integrations, automations, and more. Come join our 45-minute introduction to learn the basics of Autodesk Platform Services, what people are building, and ways you can benefit. Learn more and save your spot here.

Coffee Break

Every 2 weeks, join Autodesk Developer Advocates to chat about what's new and in development, over a cup of coffee.

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