20 Jun 2018

Using Design Automation API

Developers new to the Design Automation API are sometimes confused about how to use the various product API's with this technology.

The above diagram is just a high level view of how this technology works, but should be useful to clarify where exactly the various API's are being used.

As you can see, in order to take advantage of this API you only have to call its RESTful endpoints, and the various product API's (like Inventor API) is only used on our servers (shown as "My Code" in the above diagram) and is not something that you would be using directly from your client application (web service, mobile app, etc)  

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Follow @AdamTheNagy Adam Nagy joined Autodesk back in 2005 and has been providing programming support, consulting, training and evangelism to external developers. He started his career in Budapest, then worked in Prague for 3 years and now lives in South England, UK. At the moment focusing on Inventor and Fusion 360, plus cloud and mobile related technologies. Adam has a degree in Software Engineering and has...