[Sidefx-houdini-list] Houdini book update

zoran arizanovic zoran.arizanovic at gmail.com
Mon Aug 21 12:55:54 EDT 2006


very generous of you!!!
thanks
Zoran

On 8/21/06, Peter Bowmar <pbowmar at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> 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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