Blog of Rob Galanakis (@techartistsorg)

Archive for June, 2012

Why bother with python and config files?

I’ve never understood why people design systems in python to use config files. IMO there are two types of data and we can handle them both in dead simple ways: First: Read/write data, like UI/user preferences. I say, just use python dictionaries, and serialize them however the hell you...

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Never build upon closed-source frameworks

A poster on tech-artists.org who is using Autodesk’s CAT asks:  The problem I´m having: I can control the ears now manually, after setting up the reactions, but apparently the CAT system isn´t respecting any keyframes I set on the facial controls, neither in setup nor animation mode. He already hinted...

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