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New service and license for Open API developers

Last updated March 26, 2018 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

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New service and license for Open API developers

New service and license for Open API developers

The new Tekla Developer Center provides easy access to up-to-date documentation for Tekla Open APIprogramming interface to Tekla Structures that uses Microsoft® .NET Framework technology

Tekla Open API enables creation of applications, macros, extensions, and plug-ins.

developers. Also, a new Tekla Online license for a new Partner configuration is now available for eligible Tekla Open API developers.

Tekla Developer Center

Tekla Developer Center is a central information source for Tekla Open API developers. Visit this service for the API reference, programming guides, exercises, code examples, a community for asking questions and sharing best practices, and more.

Partner configuration with Tekla Online license

A new Partner configuration is available for Tekla Open API developers who are taking part in the Tekla Partners Program. There is a dedicated, separate installation package for Tekla Structures Partner. You are not allowed to use Tekla Structures Partner for any commercial work, and all drawing output created using this configuration includes a watermark. All Tekla Structures features are available and there are no fixed limits on the number of model objects.

The Partner configuration is licensed with a Tekla Online license. You grant access to the license in the Tekla Online Admin Tool in the same way as for other Tekla Online licenses (such as Tekla Model Sharingcloud service for collaboration and for storing and sharing a model

Tekla Model Sharing is one of the Tekla online services.

licenses). The license user does not need access to your Tekla Structures license server. Click here for more information on using the Tekla Online Admin Tool.

When you launch Tekla Structures Partner, you must log in with your Trimble Identityuser account to Tekla online services and other Trimble services

For a Tekla Structures user, Trimble Identity is a single sign-on account which enables the user’s online identity management. The organization that the user’s Trimble Identity belongs to, determines the user’s access rights. Trimble Identity is needed, for example, for Tekla Campus and Tekla Warehouse, and to log in to Tekla User Assistance.

for license verification.

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