Mental Ray Integrated Development Environment

The latest NVIDIA release of mental ray 3.14 for Maya is a big one. One of the nicest improvements is the fact that mental ray standalone is now included with every mental ray batch rendering license. This means artists are able to go Read More...

Editing Adobe ExtendScript JSX Files in TextWrangler and BBEdit

I wanted to pass along a tip that will help you edit an Adobe ExtendScript JSX file on your Mac. If  you are wondering what the heck an ExtendScript text file is, it is the default scripting language used to control and automate Read More...

Arnold Syntax Highlighter Updated

One of the projects I have been working on for a few years now is a set of syntax highlighting modules for the excellent and now industry standard visual effects rendering tool called Arnold by Solid Angle. Arnold is an easy to use and Read More...

Vray Scene Syntax Highlighter

I've just finished a set of Notepad++, GEDIT, BBEdit, and TextWrangler syntax highlighting modules for code from Chaos Group's Vray Renderer. The new modules make it easier for a VFX artist or technical director to edit a vray vrscene Read More...

Solid Angle Arnold Syntax Highlighter

I wanted to mention that I released a Notepad++, GEDIT, BBEdit, and TextWrangler syntax highlighting module for code from Solid Angle's Arnold Renderer. The new modules make it easier for a VFX artist or technical director to edit an Read More...

Charcoal Color Scheme for TextWrangler and BBEdit

The Charcoal color scheme is used to customize the syntax highlighting in TextWrangler and BBEdit. In simple terms this means the Charcoal add-on will help make your textual documents nice and colourful when you edit them. I created Read More...