Scripting

A collection of 6 posts

PyMel Development: With VSCode cover image
Scripting,  Maya

PyMel Development: With VSCode

Step 1: Install Visual Studio Code VS Code Step 2: Install VSCode Plugins Python Extensions: ms-python.python MayaPy: fxtd-odyssey.mayapy…

Install Maya 2017 on Ubuntu 16.04 cover image
Scripting,  Maya

Install Maya 2017 on Ubuntu 16.04

Autodesk officially only supports Fedora/RedHat. This is probably due to legacy reasons, since larger Corporations were using RedHat. There…

Maya Render All Files In Autosave Folder cover image
Scripting,  Maya

Maya Render All Files In Autosave Folder

For a university assignment, I had to “display” my modeling progress. My instructor wanted me to do a screenshot every 60 seconds. However…

Create a Camera and Autosetup for Rendering cover image
Scripting,  Maya

Create a Camera and Autosetup for Rendering

When rendering with Mental Ray I always use a dedicated RenderCam. To create this camera I usually do the following Create the Camera Rename…

Set and load Renderer at Startup cover image
Scripting,  Maya

Set and load Renderer at Startup

Now and then Maya forgets to load “mental ray”. To avoid the hassle of having to manually load the plugin, I wrote a simple script that is…

Ubuntu 13.04: Maya 2014 Install script cover image
Scripting,  Maya

Ubuntu 13.04: Maya 2014 Install script

Sadly Autodesk does not provide Debian Linux packages. This makes it quite difficult to get Maya running on Ubuntu. Here is my modified…