14 Aug 2022

Understanding Data URI scheme in Design Automation workflows

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Applicable to all Design Automation Engines.

There is comment in our documentation

  1. Fail if Autodesk.Das.Shared.Models.Request.Url is a data url, otherwise next step.

This blog tries goes in detail on what data url is and how useful it is wrt to Design Automation.

The data URI scheme is a uniform resource identifier (URI) scheme that provides a way to include data in-line in Web pages as if they were external resources,


data url is helpful scheme when you have small data that you would like embed inline without having the data to store behind any server storage space.

NOTE: Design Automation respects both base64 as well as URL encode data

Read full document at DA-DataURI

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