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3D SDK and Scripting Mayhem

Topics of interest to people customizing Autodesk M&E products using SDKs and scripting APIs by SDK Subject Matter Expert Christopher Diggins.

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Autodesk Exchange Apps Portathon is happening on September 13th.
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Autodesk Exchange Apps Portathon is happening on September 13th.

Posted 10 September 2013 5:29 pm by Christopher Diggins on 3D SDK and Scripting Mayhem

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max , Autodesk Maya , Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Creative Finishing , Professional Video , Design Visualization ,

The Autodesk Exchange Apps Portathon is happening on September 13th. There is still time to register and potentially receive US$100 per plug-in or script published on the app-exchange (up to $500)!

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3ds Max SDK and MAXScript CHMs now available
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3ds Max SDK and MAXScript CHMs now available

Posted 20 April 2013 1:47 pm by Christopher Diggins on 3D SDK and Scripting Mayhem

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games ,

Due to popular demand we have just published and released the 3ds Max SDK and MAXScript documentation in CHM format at http://www,autodesk.com/me-sdk-docs

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Creating a Procedural Tree in MAXScript
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Creating a Procedural Tree in MAXScript

Posted 31 January 2013 6:59 pm by Christopher Diggins on 3D SDK and Scripting Mayhem

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games ,

On the 3ds Max YouTube learning channel is a two part MAXScript tutorial that demonstrates how to create a tree of objects procedurally.

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A very gentle introduction to MAXScript for Artists
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A very gentle introduction to MAXScript for Artists

Posted 17 January 2013 6:45 pm by Christopher Diggins on 3D SDK and Scripting Mayhem

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games ,

Today I'm going to share a hidden gem in the 3ds Max learning channel for those of you completely new to MAXScript and programming.

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An Introduction to MAXScript
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An Introduction to MAXScript

Posted 4 January 2013 8:57 pm by Christopher Diggins on 3D SDK and Scripting Mayhem

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games ,

A simple MAXScript tutorial in the form of a MAXScript program that procedurally creates a walking stick-figure and animates a camera associated with the viewport.

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MAXScript - Mouse Tools for Vertex Weighting during Skinning
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MAXScript - Mouse Tools for Vertex Weighting during Skinning

Posted 2 November 2012 7:01 pm by Christopher Diggins on 3D SDK and Scripting Mayhem

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games ,

To help make vertex weighting easier during the skinning process, I collaborated with Amer Yassine from the 3ds Max YouTube learning channel to come up with a MAXScript mouse tool.

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SDK and Scripting Classes at Autodesk University
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SDK and Scripting Classes at Autodesk University

Posted 15 October 2012 6:53 pm by Christopher Diggins on 3D SDK and Scripting Mayhem

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max , Autodesk Maya , Autodesk Softimage ,

Industry: Games ,

For uses of M&E products there will be a number of scripting and SDK classes at Autodesk University. AU is going to be held from November 27th to November 29th at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas.

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Embedding a Web Server in 3ds Max using .NET
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Embedding a Web Server in 3ds Max using .NET

Posted 9 October 2012 3:24 pm by Christopher Diggins on 3D SDK and Scripting Mayhem

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

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In today’s blog post I’ll show how to embed a web server in 3ds Max using .NET that executes MAXScript commands sent over an HTTP connection. This is a surprisingly easy tecnique which could be used to remote control 3ds Max from a JavaScript embedded in a web-page or from a Python process running on the same machine or remotely.

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MAXScript - Baking Animation Transforms
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MAXScript - Baking Animation Transforms

Posted 2 October 2012 3:12 pm by Christopher Diggins on 3D SDK and Scripting Mayhem

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games ,

Today I'm going to show a MAXScript solution for baking animation transforms to helper objects from bones.

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25 things you probably didn't know about the 3ds Max SDK
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25 things you probably didn't know about the 3ds Max SDK

Posted 8 June 2012 6:06 pm by Christopher Diggins on 3D SDK and Scripting Mayhem

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

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Today I'm going to shine a light in some of the less well-known and poorly documented areas of the 3ds Max SDK to reveal a number of tools and tricks for making plug-in development easier.

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