Why naming conventions are important.
Useful strategies for naming scripts.
Useful strategies for naming variables.
Useful strategies for naming nodes.
How to write scripts that manipulate node names.
What namespaces are and their purpose.
As you develop scripts or create Maya scenes, you have tremendous freedom in naming your nodes, scripts, and variables. When your scenes are simple, often Maya’s default node names, for example, are enough to organize your thoughts about what you are manipulating. However, once your scenes are sufficiently complex, you have begun to build up a library of MEL scripts, and you have defined enough variables ...