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Getting Started on Design Automation for Revit on Forge

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    At Autodesk, we know there is a need for our customers to bring their work to the cloud for collaboration and automation at scale. If you’re a Revit API developer and would like to get started on Forge Design Automation for Revit, this class will cover the full basic workflow. We’ll walk through a simple example of a Revit add-in, turning it into a Design Automation application. We’ll go through all of the steps necessary to go from the desktop to Forge. This will include code samples as well as a working end-to-end example of both desktop code and Design Automation code. We’ll teach you the syntax for using Design Automation. We’ll show you common errors and how to avoid them. We’ll explain how to troubleshoot problems. You’ll walk away knowing all of the building blocks and have a solid starting point for automating your processes on Forge. Come learn from someone who is part of the team that built Design Automation for Revit.

    Key Learnings

    • Learn how to modify a Revit add-in to work with Design Automation
    • Learn how to manage Revit links and family files on Design Automation
    • Learn how to get different results from the same add-in with the use of JSON parameters
    • Learn how to debug your cloud application with log messages