Introduction

Things have changed rapidly in the last few years for Blender and Blender users. The number of books and training DVDs available have gone from zero in-print English Blender books in 2006 and no DVDs to a growing plethora of books and training DVDs by major and minor publishers covering animation, architectural visualization, physics simulation, and general use. The Blender code itself has changed dramatically also. Although Blender has been under development since the early 1990s, the size of the code base has nearly doubled since 2005 thanks to increasing interest on the part of CG developers around the world who seek to contribute to a major graphics phenomenon. When the planned event system recode is complete, it will be possible ...

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