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Techniques to Use the 3ds Max .NET API Enhancements


With the release of the advantage pack for 3ds Max 2012 there have been significant enhancements to the exposure of 3ds Max C++ SDK to .NET. Previously only a small subset of the 3ds Max SDK was exposed to .NET. Now nearly all of the functionality from the C++ SDK can be accessed directly from .NET using the new Autodesk.Max.dll.

We will present using the C# language, but the techniques can apply to any .NET programming language including Visual Basic. We will also cover how-to interface with .NET Framework features and will include the Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and a few other features such as the XML and LINQ facilities. If you are already a .NET programmer, or are just curious about the .NET environment this class will be good for you. Some programming experience will be assumed.

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  • GDC 2012
  • Kevin Vandecar
  • Autodesk
  • free content
  • Visual Arts
  • Visual Arts