[Sidefx-houdini-list] Houdini book update

Peter Robbinson probbins at corefa.com
Tue Aug 22 12:29:40 EDT 2006


Let me clarify that; proceeds to the winning producer of said "cool 
stuff". :-[

PeterR

Craig Zerouni wrote:

> You told!
>
> Garman Herigstad wrote:
>
>> Obviously Craig and I are in a contest for who can
>> release the coolest free stuff.
>>
>> --- Stephen Gustafson <sgustafso at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>  
>>
>>> Awesome, thanks for sharing the current version.
>>> Looking forward to the  full book!
>>>
>>> On Mon, 21 Aug 2006 09:40:47 -0700, 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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