In this chapter, you’ll begin writing Python scripts for Blender. This requires becoming familiar with Blender’s Python coding environment and the Blender-Python API. This chapter teaches you how to place objects in Blender’s 3D space and manipulate their associated values in your script. You’ll also learn how the Blender-Python interface construction tools work, which will enable you to create interactive scripts and tools. The goal is to show you not only how to accomplish the specific tasks in this chapter’s tutorials but also how to mine the sometimes-daunting API specifications for the information you need to accomplish your own goals.
In this chapter, you will learn to