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Extending Unity with Editor Scripting by Angelo Tadres

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Interacting with external scripts

In this section, you will learn how to call bash scripts from Unity and how to integrate this to our pipeline.

Note

The examples here are using bash scripts (OS X). You can extend these to be used on Windows by your own

Displaying the build information in the video game

We will add a tiny text in the title screen containing two things:

  • Hash: This corresponds to the commit used to create the build
  • Date: This corresponds to the date on which the build is created

This information, which we will call the build info, will be updated every time you create a new build.

If you start the game in the Title scene, you will see a little text Build Info in the top-left corner

Let's replace this text. First, create a new script called ...

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