The speaker started as a programmer with basic experience of Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) and LISP and self-learned how to create professional add-ins for multiple Autodesk, Inc., solutions in just a few months. Now you will learn how and why this task was accomplished. This class will show you how to get started with each product's add-in with take away example code. You will see how the speaker created a suite of tools that are visually similar in each product and along the way learned many tips and tricks. Topics covered will include C#, PackageContents.xml files, add-in files, deployment bundles, Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML), Dockable Panels, SQL cloud connections, Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) WebBrowsers, Event Handlers, and more.
- Learn how to create add-ins for multiple Autodesk Solutions
- Learn how to load up Dockable Windows in each product
- Learn how to connect to a SQL database and save data into a DataTable for later use
- Discover the types of Event Handlers available in the different Autodesk Solutions