AutoCAD Programming using VB.NET - Hands On!

person icon Arnold Higuit

AutoCAD Programming using VB.NET - Hands On!

This course is your ultimate guide to learning VB.NET Programming in AutoCAD

updated on icon Updated on Sep, 2023

language icon Language - English

person icon Arnold Higuit

architecture icon Development,Database Design,VB.NET


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Course Description

This is an intensive course about VB.NET Programming in AutoCAD. There are lots of coding that will walk you through from creating a Project using Visual Studio 2019 to running your finished Plugin in AutoCAD.

You will learn how to use VB.NET very quickly by following all the videos or by coding along with every single method being developed.

By the end of the Course, you will have the confidence to create your own AutoCAD Plugin using VB.NET.

A simple and step-by-step way style of teaching in this course will be very helpful to absorb every concept of VB.NET Programming in AutoCAD.


What will you learn in this course:

  • Students will learn VB.NET Programming in AutoCAD
  • Students will have a solid understanding on how to create AutoCAD Plugin/Command
  • You will learn how to draw different AutoCAD entities through code
  • You will learn how to use most of the AutoCAD editing commands and manipulate AutoCAD objects
  • You will learn how to access AutoCAD non-graphical objects (e.g. Layers, LineTypes and TextStyles)
  • You will learn how to apply and use different Selection Sets and Filters in your code to select objects with different filter criteria
  • Students will be able to create their own Plugin by the end of the course


What are the prerequisites for this course?

  • AutoCAD knowledge is required.
  • VB.NET programming knowledge would be helpful but not mandatory.
AutoCAD Programming using VB.NET - Hands On!


Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course

Section 1 - Introduction
8 Lectures
  • play icon Course Outline 05:00 05:00
  • play icon Introduction 00:42 00:42
  • play icon This provides the overview for this section. 00:49 00:49
  • play icon What will I learn from this Course? 01:00 01:00
  • play icon What is VB.NET? 01:06 01:06
  • play icon What is AutoCAD .NET API? 00:50 00:50
  • play icon What are the advantages of programming in AutoCAD .NET API? 01:15 01:15
  • play icon Hands-on Projects overview 05:57 05:57
Exploring AutoCAD .NET API Components
6 Lectures
Hello AutoCAD from VB.NET
6 Lectures
Creating AutoCAD Objects using VB.NET
9 Lectures
Manipulating AutoCAD Objects using VB.NET
9 Lectures
Exploring AutoCAD Dictionaries using VB.NET
20 Lectures
User Interactions in VB.NET
9 Lectures
Selection Sets and Filters
17 Lectures
Developing Projects - Hands On
18 Lectures
1 Lectures

Instructor Details

Arnold Higuit

Arnold Higuit

Sr. Software Developer

A Sr. Software Developer and a Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD) and Microsoft Certified Applications Developer (MCAD) with extensive knowledge on different technology in different industries.

I have worked on several companies ranging from Architectural, Engineering & Construction, Utilities, Marketing, Telecommunications, and now in Financial Corporation.

I have been exposed to many different Technologies and Frameworks and Programming Languages. Developing applications using C#, Java, AutoLISP, VB/VBA, GIS and CAD Applications. I also worked on many different Enterprise Databases (e.g. SQL Server, Oracle, Sybase).

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Daniel Gelep

An extremely nice course. It is structured by levels and shows a lots of functionality of using VB.NET into AutoCAD. I highly recommend it. Is one of the most explicit course I found it so far.

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