[Sidefx-houdini-list] A Second Houdini Book

Caleb J. Howard calebh at adelphia.net
Wed Feb 1 03:26:20 EST 2006

I'd love to offer up anything I might to get into your book.  That'd be 
cool!  Anything in particular I can offer?  Or shall I come up with some 
random stuff that I find useful?


Craig Zerouni wrote:

> I sent this to the list a week ago, but it looks like it never showed 
> up. So here's my second attempt, for those who don't frequent the 
> Houdini Forum. And thanks to all those Forum readers who have sent 
> ideas already...
> ------------------------------------------
> Houdini Fans -
> When it rains, it pours.
> I have a agreement to produce a Houdini book, to be published later 
> this year. This will be very different from Will Cunningham's book. 
> Mine is meant to be a kind of "Houdini Hacks", a compilation of 
> (possibly) obscure but useful techniques for wringing the most out of 
> Houdini. The target audience is not beginners, but 
> intermediate-to-advanced Houdini users.
> To make this clearer, I have posted on the Forum a short chapter 
> sample that the publishers saw - look here
> http://www.sidefx.com/index.php?option=com_forum&Itemid=172&page=viewtopic&t=5158 
> The reason I am telling you this is that I am looking for help from 
> the Houdini community. Houdini being what it is, it's just not 
> possible for one person to know everything about everything, 
> especially if that person is me. So I'm looking to collect useful tips 
> from users on any Houdini subject - modeling, particles, dynamics, 
> shaders, scripting, rendering, whatever. These should be simple 
> idiomatic uses of individual houdini features, not 200-node 
> extravaganzas.
> In exchange for your help, I can make this stupendous offer: if I use 
> something you contribute, I will include your name and brief bio in 
> the contributor's section (see the O'Reilly /Linux Hacks/ book as an 
> example of this), and you will get a copy of the book.
> To save clutter, feel free to respond to me directly: craig at sidefx.com 
> either with tips or just with questions.
> Thanks very much!
> CZ
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