This chapter discusses various topics in advanced add-on development. We conclude the chapter with an in-depth look at some of Blender’s most popular add-ons.
Topics include developing in Blender’s filesystem, developing outside Blender’s Text Editor, organizing your add-on as a traditional Python module, advanced panel organization, data storage best practices, and submitting your add-on to Blender.
Developing in Blender’s Filesystem
Up to this point, we have developed scripts and add-ons in the Blender Text Editor. We have dealt with the cumbersome task of adjusting our add-ons to work both in ...