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Drew Jarvis

SD10271: How I Learned to Create Add-ins for AutoCAD, Revit, Navisworks, and Inventor in 3 Months

(Duration 01:23:46)

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Key Learning

Key Learning

  • 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

Description

Description

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.

Target Audience

Target Audience

CAD / BIM Managers looking to get started with AddIn creation

Speakers

Speakers

Drew Jarvis

Drew Jarvis has been a user of products from Autodesk, Inc., for over 15 years, specializing in MEP (mechanical, electrical, and plumbing) and architectural products. Drew started as an AutoCAD software user, became a CAD manager, and now works as an application specialist, implementing Building Information Modeling (BIM) into companies in Canada. He has extensive programming knowledge with LISP and C# for AutoCAD software, Revit software, Navisworks software, and Inventor software.

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Published

  • 2015
  • SD10271
  • AU Las Vegas

Software

  • AutoCAD
  • Inventor
  • Navisworks

Industry

  • Cross-Industry

Topics

  • Cloud Services
  • Developers
  • CAD Management and IT