[Sidefx-houdini-list] silly Attrib wrangle question

Gregory Ecker gregory.ecker at gmail.com
Fri Apr 17 10:20:16 EDT 2015


 I agree with Francois.  As a side note,  vops development has not been
dropped .. there are some major vop improvements which will be released
soon.

 -G

On Fri, Apr 17, 2015 at 8:21 AM, François Duchesneau <sidefx at trinix.ca>
wrote:

> Even though I used to be a programmer before using Houdini, I still prefer
> using vop most of the time.
>
> Regarding pc loop I use an inline vop like I did before the wrangle node
> existed.
>
> It think the biggest advantage I find is you see right away the parameter
> list on nodes in vop but also I can understand right away what's going on
> when I look at the network.
>
> Francois
>
>
> On 04/17/2015 07:34 AM, Ciaran Moloney wrote:
>
>> I agree. For small, simple tasks a wrangle SOP is so much quicker and
>> cleaner to work with.
>> In a few lines of code, you can replace a messier and branchier VOP
>> network.
>> e.g. I was never at all comfortable with horribly messy of mass of VOPs
>> needed for a pcopen and pciterate, when doing a point lookup.
>> With a wrangle SOP it's a breeze.
>>
>> On Fri, Apr 17, 2015 at 11:06 AM, Nikita Musatov <not.a.whale at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>  Hi! I prefer Wrangler node, bcs I don't like node organization function
>>> like for, if (without else), work with pointcloud, delete or create
>>> point,
>>> prim and etc. If this stuff don't need I use VOP context. I think
>>> wrangler
>>> more logical for me and clenear then VOP.
>>>
>>> пт, 17 апр. 2015 г. в 12:54, Gerbrand Nel <g at cannonballbunny.com>:
>>>
>>>  Hey guys
>>>> I'm going through tutorials, and the attribute wrangle pops up every
>>>> once in a while.
>>>> I personally don't like it. It feels like Maya expressions and scripts
>>>> to me.
>>>> I usually replace the wrangles, with atrib vops.
>>>> In some of the video tuts the ress is so bad that I cant read the code
>>>> from the video.
>>>> This leads to loads of swearwords.
>>>> I come from softimage, so the vops makes more sense to me than the code
>>>> based wrangle sops.
>>>> My question is: what would the downside to this be?
>>>> Are the wrangle sops more efficient or powerful, or is it down to
>>>> preference?
>>>> Thanks
>>>> Gerbrand
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