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Introduction to Maya Customization

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    Maya is a popular 3D modeling, animation, rendering, and visual effects software in the media and entertainment industry. It provides a powerful API that lets users customize and extend Maya software’s functionalities in order to create efficient workflows and become even more productive. This class is an introduction to Maya customization for customers who would like to create automation and/or improve efficiency when using the product. Some programming experience will be helpful. You will learn about the benefits of customizing Maya and gain the confidence to create your first plug-in using the Python API. Note that you can easily reproduce all concepts in the C++ environment as well.

    Key Learnings

    • Discover the benefits of using the API to customize and extend the functionalities of Maya.
    • Learn how to create a simple plug-in using the Python API.
    • Discover how to automate common tasks.
    • Locate resources and documentation to continue programming in Maya.