Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Sep 9, 2013
Duration
1h 42m
Description

Welcome to this tutorial that is designed to get you up to speed with Python scripting in Maya. We'll start this training by learning basic Python syntax for printing code and running MEL commands. We'll then learn how to create variables and work with various types and concatenations. We'll even learn how to create Lists, For Loops, and Windows so that we can get comfortable with building tools of our own that we and other artists can use to be more efficient inside of Maya. By the end of this tutorial, you will have the foundation you need to work comfortably with Python in Maya. Software required: Autodesk Maya 2014.

About the author
About the author

Delano works avidly as an animation author at Pluralsight. Starting his career at animation studios like Shilo, Delano has developed a strong passion for his talents. His animation and rigging background help him teach and create some of the most-watched training on Pluralsight.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Introduction and Project Overview
Hello, I'm Delano with Digital-Tutors, an Autodesk authorized training provider. And I'd like to welcome you to this course that's designed to get you up to speed with Python scripting in Maya. Python is a very versatile scripting language. It can help us save a lot of time and effort once we understand how to use it. And that's the goal of this course, to gain a solid foundation of learning how to script in Python, so we can use it to be more productive artists. We'll start by learning basic Python syntax for printing code and running MEL commands. We'll then learn how to create variables, worked with various types and concatenations. We'll even learn how to create lists, for loops, and windows so that we can get comfortable with building tools of our own that we and other artists can utilize to be more efficient inside of Maya. By the end of this course, you'll have the foundation you need to work comfortably with Python in Maya. So let's begin.