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CP2544: Autodesk® Inventor® iLogic™ or Inventor API: Which Is the Right Tool for Me?

AU Video


This class will compare the capabilities of iLogic with the Inventor API. We will cover the advantages and disadvantages of using iLogic and the advantages and disadvantages of using the Inventor API. You will see how iLogic and the Inventor API are able to automate Inventor behavior. You will discover the skill sets you need to use iLogic or the Inventor API using VB.NET. In this class you will gain an understanding of which tool to use to automate common tasks. Either iLogic or the Inventor API, or maybe both!

Key Learning

  • Become more proficient at automating Inventor
  • Describe how iLogic is used
  • Assess when to use iLogic or the Inventor API
  • Explain the basics of how the Inventor API is used


Primary Speaker: Wayne Brill

Wayne has been a member of Autodesk Developer Technical Services supporting Autodesk Developer Network members for 10 years. Wayne provides API support for AutoCAD®, Autodesk® Inventor®, AutoCAD Mechanical, AutoCAD OEM, and RealDWG®.



Customization and Programming, Manufacturing

AutoCAD Inventor Suites

Inventor power users and Inventor programmers who want to learn more about iLogic

Year: 2011