Class Title: An Amateur's Guide to the Civil 3D API
Class Type: Lecture
Learn the basics of the Civil 3D API utilizing .net (vb & c#) from a fellow amateur programmer. Learn the steps on how to get started creating your own custom routines. We’ll take a look at what can be stumbling blocks on completing routines. We’ll take a look at the best places to find example code, answers to your programming questions and more. We’ll take a look at publically available source code and how to modify it to create new routines, because starting from scratch is no fun.
Class Length: 2 Hour
Primary Track: Civil Infrastructure
Audience Experience Level: Advanced
Key Learning Objectives 1: Learn the basics of vb.net programming
Key Learning Objectives 2: Find the best places to find sample code and answers to your questions.
Key Learning Objectives 3: Learn some of the pitfalls of learning how to use the Civil 3D API.
Key Learning Objectives 4: Learn how to modify existing publically available source code.
Key Learning Objectives 5: How to convert Civil 3D VBA samples to .net.
Target Audience: Any beginning amateur programmer looking to learn how to get started using the Civil 3D API.
Primary Autodesk Software: Civil 3D, AutoCAD
Class Keyword 1: vb.NET
Class Keyword 2: c#.NET
Class Keyword 3:Programming
Class Keyword 4: Civil 3D API
Class Keyword 5: Sample Code
Prerequisite Knowledge and Skills: Knowledge on how to use Civil 3D. The skill to use the world wide web.