game dev ~ animation ~ academia

all the things.

Oh, ToonBoom!

You have to love a company that’s on top of things. After that last little post – which, admittedly was more the shaking of a tiny fist than a real complaint – ToonBoom’s technical support got in touch with me. My hat is off to you, you crazy French Canadian…

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Oh, Harmony.

I’ve been struggling all morning with exposing (“sharing”) functions in ToonBoom Harmony. For some reason, the app stopped letting me share functions. Also, there is this “Deformation-Switch_Kinematic_Chain_Selection_Reference” nonsense happening in my xSheet. ToonBoom, what’s going on? Ugh.

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Oh, Harmony.

I’ve been struggling all morning with exposing (“sharing”) functions in ToonBoom Harmony. For some reason, the app stopped letting me share functions. Also, there is this “Deformation-Switch_Kinematic_Chain_Selection_Reference” nonsense happening in my xSheet. ToonBoom, what’s going on? Ugh.

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Harmony Write Nodes

With this recent Harmony gig, the studio is compositing in AfterEffects and wants each element rendered out separately. Setting up each scene to have each element have a write node would be a drag, so I whipped up a cheap and nasty little script to add them. It goes something…

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Harmony Write Nodes

With this recent Harmony gig, the studio is compositing in AfterEffects and wants each element rendered out separately. Setting up each scene to have each element have a write node would be a drag, so I whipped up a cheap and nasty little script to add them. It goes something…

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Board Games

I’ve just been assigned a new class at the last minute. Next week I have to start teaching board game design. I have zero time to prepare. Anybody out there have a must-play board game?

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Big Nerd

Related to the prior post, I’ve also just got my grubby hands on the Big Nerd Ranch iOS Programming Guide. I can’t wait to see how Hillegass and Conway convey the info. As an instructor myself, I’ve always had great respect for their ways. I still have their first Cocoa…

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Big Nerd

Related to the prior post, I’ve also just got my grubby hands on the Big Nerd Ranch iOS Programming Guide. I can’t wait to see how Hillegass and Conway convey the info. As an instructor myself, I’ve always had great respect for their ways. I still have their first Cocoa…

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Sencha

As a favour to a friend, I’ve started putting together a small iOS app. I decided to go with Sencha Touch 2.0 — an HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript framework. So far, it’s pretty slick. I especially appreciate being able to package the web app as an iOS app without having to tuck into…

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Sencha

As a favour to a friend, I’ve started putting together a small iOS app. I decided to go with Sencha Touch 2.0 – an HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript framework. So far, it’s pretty slick. I especially appreciate being able to package the web app as an iOS app without having to tuck into…

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