[Sidefx-houdini-list] Houdini book update

Peter Bowmar pbowmar at gmail.com
Mon Aug 21 12:52:22 EDT 2006


You are a prince among men sir!

On 21/08/06, Anthony C <anthonysidefx at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thats great! Downloading it now.  Thanks a bunch, I'm sure everyone
> will appreciate it :)
>
> Anthony
>
> On 8/21/06, Craig Zerouni <craig at sidefx.com> wrote:
> > Hi -
> >
> > Sorry if you already read this on the Forum, but...
> >
> > Earlier this year, I announced the germination of a second Houdini book,
> > based on the concept of a collection of tips and tricks - the thread was
> > here:
> > http://www.sidefx.com/index.php?option=com_forum&Itemid=172&page=viewtopic&t=5158
> > <http://www.sidefx.com/index.php?option=com_forum&Itemid=172&page=viewtopic&t=5158>
> >
> >
> > The original concept was to publish a book right about now, that would
> > be compatible with Houdini 9. But H9 has moved out into next year, and
> > meanwhile I had some useful tidbits that relate to 8/8.1, and I thought
> > - why hold on to them?
> >
> > So I'm making this shorter version of the book available now, completely
> > free. You can go here
> > http://www.lulu.com/content/386002
> > and get it either as a PDF or (and I think this is pretty slick myself)
> > you can order it printed and bound. The cost for the printed version is
> > $6 plus shipping, and I get zip - that is just the cost of printing a 75
> > page paperback book. If you just want the content, you can download the
> > PDF (though you do have to register - sorry about that). It's free
> > because I'm using it as a test run. Think of it as the Open Source
> > version of the book to come.
> >
> > This version has 50 "hacks", where the Houdini 9 version will be more
> > like 200. And since that will be published by an actual for-profit
> > enterprise, it won't be free. On the other hand, it will be
> > professionally designed, and thus much better looking. But I think the
> > concept of publish-on-demand is so compelling, I wanted to do something
> > using that format. And this is it.
> >
> > Have fun!
> >
> > CZ
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>
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> Anthony Chappina
> www.overloadgraphics.com
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