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V5I: Camera Animation Save and Load

Friday, May 12th, 2006

This one caught me out by being more difficult to get working than I expected when I volunteered myself to write it… Anyway a pair of little scripts and hopefully they will make a certain amount of sense but given the late hour I’m not going to explain them now. Available in a […]

V5I: VueDynamics Script Poll

Wednesday, May 10th, 2006

I’m looking at what features to add to VueDynamics next. Here are four that I’m thinking about so vote now for the one you’d like to see the most. If your wondering what’s happened to shrink/grow and spin from the last vote… their already in the next release. Update: The poll service I used for […]

V5I: Centre Finder

Tuesday, May 9th, 2006

While working on a picture I realised I needed to find the centre of a set of objects. I could have calculated that by hand but I decided to go for the easy option and create a little Python script. If you’d like a copy you can download Centre Finder.

V5I: VueDynamics Script

Sunday, May 7th, 2006

Note: Vue Dynamics is no longer available. A script for Vue 5 Infinite that can create a number of animation effects for selected objects. The script can be downloaded from I’ve made two quick demonstration animations: 100 Spheres Walking Randomly 100 Spheres with random upward movement affected by gravity The simulation uses simple Newtonian […]

Vue Python for Beginners

Thursday, May 4th, 2006

An updated version of this article is now available on my website at Tonight, by special request, a short introduction to using Vue and Python for beginners. What is Python “Python is the industry standard, cross-platform, object-oriented application scripting language. It is both sufficiently easy to use and powerful to let you develop complex […]

V5I: Dynamics Script Poll

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2006

I played around with the code for the random walk script for Vue 5 Infinite last night and came to the conclusion that it’s quite straightforward to add some basic extra animation features to it. Rather than just race off in whatever direction I feel like I thought I’d run a poll for a few […]

V5I: Random Walk Script

Sunday, April 30th, 2006

A simple little script that creates a random walk for selected objects. The script can be downloaded from random walk. I’ve made two quick demonstration animations: 100 Spheres Walking Randomly A Metablob of Randomly Walking Spheres The second was made by grouping nine spheres into a metablob. Eight of the spheres in the metablob were […]

V5I: Replace Selected Objects with Random Plants Python Thing

Thursday, April 13th, 2006

A little script for Vue 5 Infinite that, as the subject line says, replaces selected objects with random plants. Instructions for using it are at the top of the script. Sorry this is the no frills end of scripting with no fancy interface just a couple of variables to hack in the file before you […]

A Little Perl of a Script

Saturday, March 18th, 2006

We were supposed to be going out for a drink from work tonight but it got cancelled šŸ™ So instead I spent a few hours this evening playing with a Perl script I used back on my old spodbox site called Groan. I’d forgotten how much fun it was to see what sort of weird […]

Sky Colour Filter

Friday, March 3rd, 2006

Just been playing around and wrote a really simple Python script for Vue 5 Infinite that lets you apply a single colour filter to the sky. Instructions on how to use it are at the top of the script.

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