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Mastering Blender, 2nd Edition by Tony Mullen

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Part IV

Blender-Python

  • Chapter 12: The Blender-Python Interpreter
  • Chapter 13: Python Scripting for Blender

Chapter 12

The Blender-Python Interpreter

One of the advanced features of Blender is a fully functional, built-in interpreter for the Python scripting language. This enables you to directly access internal Blender data to automate tasks and create your own tools, as well as greatly enhance the power of several other features, from nodes to the game engine to F-curve drivers. However, in order to take advantage of the power that Python can give you over your Blender work, you must first get a sense of the Python language itself. This chapter provides a brief and gentle introduction to the language, suitable for people unfamiliar with ...

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