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Test the long-waited Direct Manipulation API

We have now the Direct Manipulation API available for testing in Tekla Warehouse. Follow the instructions and give it a try.

Test the DM API ›

Tekla Partners Program now includes A&D

Good news! We have extended the Tekla Partners Program with two structural analysis and design software without extra cost: Tekla Tedds and Tekla Structural Designer.

Explore the A&D APIs 

New to Tekla Open API?

Check out our free Tekla Open API Basics interactive elearning course. Take the lessons at your own pace and at whatever time is most convenient for you.

Start learning ›

Tekla Model Sharing in coding projects

Tekla Model Sharing is a great tool (and offers a free trial) that can make remote coding projects more practical but it has to be used correctly.

Show me how ›

Tekla Open API 2020 is here!

We've again enhanced Tekla Open API. The 2020 API contains lot of bug fixes and many improvements.

See what's new ›

Tekla users need developers!

Promote your company in Tekla Development Experts. The page is the 5th most viewed page of the whole Tekla Developer Center.

Add your company ›

Add official badge to your website

The badge is to show you are a member of Tekla Partners Program. The official badge will add your credibility and tell your network about your membership.

Download your badge ›

Digital transformation trends

Construction companies have one big goal in mind: higher productivity. Digital transformation is reshaping the construction industry from a flat underdeveloped field to powerful aggregates of data, skills, and science.

Read on ›

Become a guest author

Now you can write an article and get it published in Tekla Developer Center. This is a great opportunity for Tekla developers to present their expertise.

Write for us ›

Tekla Developer Awards 2019 winner selected!

There was a hot competition between 4 tools that received almost equal number of votes.

See who won ›

Trimble Connect changes

Your current Trimble Connect licenses will be replaced with Trimble Connect Business Premium licenses in 2020. You will get better control of your licenses: assign licenses only for those who use the software.

Find out more ›

Advanced technology for everyone

An innovative start-up allows anyone to build advanced solutions without programming or hiring developers.

Check how they do it ›

Trimble Digital Construction Summit - Post-event recap

The two-day Trimble Digital Construction Summit is over. Here are two selected highlights from the event.

Check 2 key takeaways ›

Tekla Developer Awards 2019 now open!

The waiting is finally over! Tekla Developer Awards 2019 is here!
The winner will receive an Oculus Quest.
Submit by October 31, 2019.

Submit your entry now ›

Tekla 2019i versions released

You can now download 2019i versions of Tekla Structures and Tekla EPM. 

Check the many new improvements in Tekla Open API. For example, creating TSEP installations for analysis engines is now possible.

Learn about the latest changes ›

Trimble Digital Construction Summit

You are invited to a two-day summit on November 18-19 in Copenhagen, Denmark to meet European civil and building construction professionals. This is a unique opportunity for Tekla developers to network with a wide range of construction businesses all under one roof.

Visit the event page ›

More Tekla licenses for you!

We are excited to announce that we have added more products to Tekla Partners Program! The new offering, Tekla Partners Program Suite, includes Tekla Structures Partner, Tekla EPM and Trimble Connect for Tekla.

Read what it means to you ›

3 APIs - what you can do with them?

Learn what you can do with the 3 Tekla software APIs included in Tekla Partners Program. This short introduction with a video encourages you to further explore the power of Tekla APIs.

Start exploring ›

Developer Awards 2019 schedule available

Tekla Developer Awards showcases the amazing skills and talent of Tekla developers. Start planning now, the entries must be submitted within October! Your application may utilize any of the three Tekla APIs: Tekla Structures, Tekla EPM, or Trimble Connect.

Mark your calendar ›

Tekla Development Experts

Tekla Structures users are increasingly in need of Tekla developers. Therefore, we launched a new directory called Tekla Development Experts. It's a place where talented programmers and interested Tekla users can get together. 

Let Tekla users to find you ›

Developer Awards 2019

Solved a problem and wrote great code? Join the Tekla Developer Awards competition to get your app in front of Tekla users globally! 

We will continue the API competitions tradition this year by launching the official Tekla Developer Awards in the fall.

Get ready ›

Official Tekla Open API coding videos available

Coding videos are important. Some learn better by watching code being written. So, Tekla Open API team has started creating coding videos, along with written guidelines. 

Watch coding videos ›