Olarn's DevBlog

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Using Pymel's NodeTracker

Dec 08 2018 18:24

Tracking new dependency nodes the easy way.

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Escaping from nested functions using exception

Jun 15 2018 12:23

Escaping from nested functions using exception.

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Remove or replace base python metaclass in derived class by using the "Anti-Metaclass"

Jun 09 2018 16:40

Removing and replace base python metaclass in derived class, implemented as another metaclass, the metaclass removing "anti-metaclass"

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Managing constructor (__init__) calls in python multiple inheritance scenario

May 03 2018 04:08

Explicit calls to each base __init__ can be managed by using the following snippet.

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Converting to and from string/hex/bytes type in python

Nov 29 2017 21:00

Hex/String/Bytes conversion templates.

Python 3:

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Extending Pymel's node types with 'Virtual Class'

Nov 29 2017 00:23

How would one go about extending pymel class? The first obvious solution was to simply inherit the nodetype. But due how pymel's node creation works, simple inheritance such as the following code below would not behave as expected.

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Extending generic vector type to support HLSL/GLSL like 'Swizzling' operations.

Nov 26 2017 02:01

Implementing Swizzling operation to vectors.

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Writing Qt UI layout in pymel's 'with layout' style.

Nov 26 2017 01:04

Extending and modifying Qt's layout class, making UI object constructible using pymel's 'with' style.

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Public SNS signing key

Feb 02 2017 02:00

This is my public PGP key for verifying my signed SNS messages. Valid till  31/12/2017

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Shorthand for importing standard maya command modules.

Nov 05 2016 15:38

Shorthand for importing standard maya command modules.

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