Autodesk 3ds Max
Topics of interest to people customizing Autodesk M&E products using SDKs and scripting APIs by SDK Subject Matter Expert Christopher Diggins.
A new video from the YouTube Maya learning channel shows how to create an undoable Python command plug-in and demonstrates the particle system.
With Microsoft 8, Microsoft's support for XNA seemed to have evaporated. However a new open-source C# project called MonoGame loosely based on XNA seems poised to fill the C# game development gap and to go further than I had ever imagined, delivering a cross platform game development experience.
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.
Two weeks ago we launched Project Sci-Viz on labs. Sci-Viz is an experimental technology designed to enable popular 3rd party molecular graphics toolkits written in Python.
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.
Once you know how it is surprisingly easy to compile C# dynamically using the System libraries. Today I'm going to share with you a simple editor plug-in for 3ds Max 2013 that can run C# like a scripting language. With a little modification of the source you can compile and run C# scripts for any application.
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.
Today I'm going to show a MAXScript solution for baking animation transforms to helper objects from bones.
I was facing an interesting challenge. I wanted a .NET application to inform a Python script running on the same machine whenever a particular event occured. I discovered that using XML RPC was a very easy an effective way to achieve this.