SCRIPTING 101 (part 1 of the Automatic Rigging series)

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Scrip101 is a beginner level training DVD for Softimage XSI. It introduces XSI artists to scripting techniques using both VBscript and Jscript.
Scripting 101 requires no prerequisite programming knowledge. The author will introduce programming concepts in an artist friendly manner, and will finish off by producing 2 scripts, the Spacer Tool and and Rig Guide scripts.

Scripting 101 is a beginner level training DVD for Softimage XSI. It introduces XSI artists to scripting techniques using both VBscript and Jscript.
Scripting 101 requires no prerequisite programming knowledge. The author will introduce programming concepts in an artist friendly manner, and will finish off by producing 2 scripts, the Spacer Tool and and Rig Guide scripts.

This DVD is part 1 of a series. It is highly recommended that you also get the Automatic Rigging DVD that follows on where this DVD finishes off.

Duration: 2 hours 38mn   Platform: Softimage 7 and above
Author: Charbel Koueik

In this introductory DVD, XSI artists will be introduced to the fundamentals of scripting in Softimage XSI. The author starts with basic concepts like variables, for loops, if statements, collections and then moves on to functions and script structures. Both VBscript and Jscript will be used for the instruction, sometimes side by side for compariso

This DVD will also showcase the creation of 2 scripts: the SPACER TOOL and the RIG GUIDE scrip. The Spacer Tool is a script that automates the duplication of objects along a given curve. It introduces picking sessions, dialog boxes and UI creation. The finished script is bundled with the DVD. The Rig Guide script is the actual script that is used to create the biped guide that will be used for the generation of the rig in the Automatic Rigging DVD. The Rig Guide script is also bundled with this DVD

The Automatic RIgging Addon is NOT bundled with this DVD
The topics covered are as follows:
  • Addon installation
  • Syntax highlight
  • Introduction to scripting
  • Variables
  • For Loops
  • Functions
  • Collections
  • The Spacer Tool Script
  • Check if exist
  • Create curve
  • Cluster function
  • Parenting function
  • Guide curve
  • Cluster centers
  • Finger curves
  • Guide Root

 

Scripting 101 for Softimage XSI Demo


Technical Specs

Scripting 101 comes in downloadable format. The total size is around 700 MBs.Scripting 101 comes in 2 resolutions namely 1024 and 1280, which means that it can be viewed at full screen on both Laptops and Desktop machines. If you are on a slow connection, you can take all the time you need to download. We recommend using a download manager. Once downloaded, the training can be burnt on DVD for backup. If you need a physical DVD shipped to your address, please contact us for details. Scripting 101 requires Quicktime installed on the user's machine.

Included scripts: Create Guide Script and Spacer Tool script.

Please install the latest Quicktime for optimum performance.

Scripting 101 is node locked, which means that it can only be viewed on one machine, the one you got the license for, not necessarily the machine you downloaded from. Up to 2 extra licenses can be provided free of charge if so required.

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