Whether you are a CAD administrator, new to programming, or developing professional grade commercial applications, you can benefit from the MicroStation CONNECT Edition feature rich APIs and SDKs. Use this development environment to create and customize professional grade applications for MicroStation and other Bentley applications.
MicroStation’s API is the recommended method to access Bentley DGN files with full fidelity. MicroStation and Bentley application APIs can be used to develop simple utilities, customized commands, or sophisticated commercial applications. In fact, Bentley developers use these same APIs to develop their MicroStation-based applications. MicroStation can also host and interface with a variety of programs and applications written in C, C++, C#, or Visual Basic.