Topics of interest to people using and extending 3ds Max by Christopher Diggins.
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
Autodesk exchange now supports 3ds Max and Maya. This is a great opportunity for plug-in developers to have significantly more reach and publicity for their plug-ins.
Todays blog post is strictly for 3ds Max C++ programmer. I'm going to share a class that simplifies the process of embedding Qt C++ content in a dockable 3ds Max frame.
I recently had a change of job here at Autodesk; I'm now a software developer on the 3ds Max team. While I might not be blogging as frequently, I do plan on keeping it alive, since I enjoy sharing my thoughts and ideas with the community and the feedback I recieve has been very helpful. One of the things our team has been looking at recently is technical debt. Today I thought I'd share my thoughts on what technical debt is and how to address it.
This is a public draft of a specification for a 3D scene description language designed specifically for web-services called the JSON Scene Description Language.
On the 3ds Max YouTube learning channel is a two part MAXScript tutorial that demonstrates how to create a tree of objects procedurally.
Autodesk has just released the Extension 2 for Maya 2013 for subscription members. We have made some improvements to the documentation, but what has me particularly excited about this release is the addition of the .NET API!
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.
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.