Kicking off the pre-AU Forge Hackathon

‘Twas the week before AU, when all around the globe,

developers began coding, into Forge did they probe.


Before Autodesk University kicks off, next week, our Developer Advocacy and Support team is running the inaugural Forge Hackathon. I talked about this event a month ago: hopefully some of you saw that and decided to sign up.

Pre-AU Forge Hackathon

By all accounts it’s well subscribed, either way: I see 45 team channels in Slack, and people have started talking about their various hacks.

We started today with an introduction for Asia and Europe. Cyrille Fauvel kicked things off and introduced – among other things – the prize categories for the week’s event:

Cyrille presenting the prize categories

Next Adam Nagy introduced the various Forge tutorials and  training resources that are available to contestants (and anyone!):

Adam introducing Forge

Petr Broz then talked about the Model Derivative API and the Viewer, including a particular focus on one of my favourite topics – using Forge to develop digital twins:

Peter B talking about digital twins

After this Madhukar Moogala talked…

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