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Blender 2.49 Scripting by Michel J. Anders

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External packages used in this book

Most examples in this book do not need any external Python packages to get the job done, as most functionality that we need is already covered by Python's standard modules or the Blender API. However, for some specific areas we made use of freely available third-party packages.

  • www.pythonware.com/products/pil/index.htm: The Python Imaging Library (PIL) contains every 2D functionality imaginable and is therefore an excellent supplement to Blender's API, as Blender's API is rather lacking in this field.
  • psyco.sourceforge.net: Psyco is a just-in-time compiler for Python that may give a significant speed increase on computationally heavy Python code such as Pynodes with minimal changes to your code.
  • subversion.tigris.org: ...

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