16 Oct 2023

October News Recap


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.


Autodesk Build Submittals API

We are pleased to announce the availability of Autodesk Build Submittals API as public beta: another Autodesk Build-specific API!  Submittals is one of the modules in Autodesk Build. It provides a tool to easily create and organize submittal items, such as shop drawing and specifications, to submit/notify for review and distribution among stakeholders, and to track progress and reporting. Learn more here.

Important Update: Authentication v1 Deprecation Extended to April 30th, 2024 – Act Now!

In response to your feedback and to ensure a smooth transition for everyone, we have decided to extend the deprecation date of Authentication v1.  The new deadline is April 30th, 2024. This extension provides you with additional time to seamlessly migrate your applications and workflows to Authentication v2. We want to emphasize the importance of completing your migration before this date to avoid any disruptions to your services. This extension is a one-time opportunity to ensure a graceful transition, and we urge you to take full advantage of it. Learn more here.

New Customer Story: Bimmatch

Bimmatch is an AI platform that optimizes the procurement of cost-effective, low-carbon building materials from the early design of the project all the way through building maintenance. The Bimmatch data center couples each customer’s building material standards with an intelligent material-matching engine, empowering AEC teams to choose the right products for sustainable, on-budget projects.  Read the story here.

In case you missed it

ACC/BIM 360 Cost Management API – Main Contracts, Performance Tracking, and Time Sheets

We are happy to announce the availability of additional APIs for Cost Management. We have released 24 new endpoints in the following areas:

Check out this blog for tutorials, documentation, and to learn more.

Data Exchange Connector SDK - Public Beta

Data Exchange Connectors are used to exchange data using plug-ins tailored to the tool you use and the sharing patterns that support your cross-app and cross-team workflows. Autodesk is building a collection of connectors, currently available in the Autodesk AppStore, and vote for new connectors here. The Data Exchange .NET SDK (Software Development Kit) is a development kit that enables you to build Connectors for Autodesk and non-Autodesk applications, including custom enterprise applications using the prebuilt components of the SDK. The SDK can be further extended to build custom Connectors for a more distinct requirement. Check out this blog to learn what you can do and to join the public beta.

Unifying the Developer Ecosystem: A New Documentation Landing Page on the APS Developer Portal

Developers on the Autodesk Platform Services Developer Portal can now enjoy a more user-friendly experience with the new and improved documentation landing page. With this new design, developers can find documentation for all Autodesk cloud and desktop products as well as platform APIs such as Authentication that they rely on daily. This update is part of our overall initiative to unify the developer ecosystem by merging all desktop and cloud developer resources into a single portal. Learn more here.

Call for feedback: Design Automation for Revit with Dynamo

Autodesk is working to include Dynamo as part of Design Automation for Revit. That would allow developers to start an automation to open a Revit file, execute a Dynamo graph script, and access the results. The existing Design Automation features would be available, multiplying the possibilities for automations. Participate in the call for feedback here.


Code Samples and tips

Check out our latest code samples to jumpstart your application.

Continue to learn more with all previous code samples here.



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.

APS at Autodesk University

Autodesk University is our flagship event is back in Las Vegas this year on November 13-15.Check out this blog to learn more about where you can find APS at AU this year including at our APS Forum, in the expo hall, in Theater Talks, and many classes. Registration is now open. 


Benefit from dedicated time to develop your APS application – with direct help and training from APS engineering experts. Our last one this year will be November 29-December 1 in Bangalore, India!

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.

The Doctor is In

Book an appointment with our team of experts and receive live answers to your technical or business questions. We're here to help!   

Coffee without Commitment

A developer coffee break just for our Portuguese developer community! Join us for our next chat on October 19th.


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