Currently, there are a number of places where Bentley Developer Network subscribers and third-party developers who use MDL, native code, or VBA to create customizations with MicroStation-based products can go to get answers to development questions. These include:
The number of choices has led to some confusion as to where to post inquiries, and since communities exist for context-specific topics (e.g. MicroStation Visualization, ProjectWise Programming, Geospatial Programming, etc.), it makes sense to have a “MicroStation Programming” community and rationalize the various options into one. There is existing content that has some value, so to retain that while starting anew, this is what is being proposed:
It is anticipated that all this can be done in a relatively short amount of time -- maybe an hour or two, at most. We are looking at doing this over the June 16/17 weekend. We just wanted to provide some advance notice of this upcoming activity.
This maintenance is now done. The following forums:
are archived in read-only mode, meaning you cannot create new threads or post replies to previous threads in them (however, you can still search them to find information from past discussions). Topics originally intended for any of those forums should now be posted in the most applicable community forum identified below:
MicroStation Programming: For discussions, ideas, and other information about developing with MicroStation development tools, any MicroStation SDK, and MicroStation VBA.
ProjectWise Programming: For discussions, ideas, and other information about developing with any ProjectWise API or SDK.
Geospatial Programming: For discussions, ideas, and other information about developing with any Geospatial API, SDK, and toolkit.
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Is there an updated version to this? when i click the MicroStation Programming link i get a message that the page cant be found
Steven, here is the Programming homepage: https://communities.bentley.com/products/programming/
Here is the MicroStation Programming community: https://communities.bentley.com/products/programming/microstation_programming/
Jesse DringoliTechnical Support Manager, OpenFlowsBentley Communities Site AdministratorBentley Systems, Inc.