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Creating Batch (.bat) files and working with the Command Line is still necessary for the technical artist. It is often a requirement for having a script communicate with Source Control applications (Perforce, SubVersion, etc.). One can achieve some complex scripts with DOS, including logic and flow control. It should be a part of the technical artist toolbox, because even if it is not often used (and let's face it, there may be only a handful of times you'll need to write a DOS Batch script), it can do things certain scripting languages are unable to do (I'm looking at you, MaxScript and RMDIR).

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