Scripting languages in
Maya allow you to:
- Automate repetitive or frequently performed
You can write scripts
to execute operations that would normally be selected from the user
interface or performed using tools and user manipulation.
- Change Maya’s user interface.
You can create windows
and controls that affect objects in the scene.
- Establish development standards.
You can enforce naming
conventions, workflows and model scales.
- Create new tools and functions.
You can extend Maya’s
functionality in ways that help you do your work.
In this chapter, you
learn some common scripting techniques and features that highlight
the capabilities of scripting in Maya: