[Sidefx-houdini-list] Houdini book update

P. Alex Lim list at poh-yee.com
Tue Aug 22 12:49:22 EDT 2006


I see reality TV show happening.




Peter Robbinson wrote:
> 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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