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This portal page is for MAXScript education.
- CG Academy MAXScript DVD's by Borislav Petrov and Laszlo Sebo.
- Macro installation (MAXScript): A guide for artists and scripters about the black magic Max does when creating and installing scripts and macros.
- MAXScript 101 by John Wainwright: From one of the creators of MAXScript.
- Koen Samyn's Learn MAXScript from start to finish
- Dub's Intro to MAXScript Tutorials
Resources/Scripts for Learning
- Common functions and Geometric functions have a variety of useful functions, many in MAXScript. Their short size and clear focus should make understanding the functions easy.
- Crysis Management: Maxscript Tools Development at Crytek Chris Evan's FMX08 slides - The first part of this lecture will be an introductory course on maxscript, showing many tips and tricks for beginners Full Page
Please see the Portal:Rigging page for rigging with MXS in 3ds Max.
DotNet and MXS
- ListView (.NET): Tutorial about creating a ListView in DotNet using MAXScript.
- XPTable (.NET): Tutorial for how to set up and use an XP Table. This is a custom control, and would be a useful guide for anyone looking to use a custom control or DLL inside MaxScript.
- The DotNet & MXS Thread at CGTalk
- Bobo's MAXScript DotNet Resource Page
- Paul Neale's DotNet Tutorials Page
Python and MXS
MXS and MEL
- MAXScript DirectX Scripted Material Plugin: Goes over creating a scripted material plugin, applicable to both DirectX and regular materials. The DirectX component requires some HLSL knowledge but is not needed for the rest of the tutorial.
Please see the Portal:Shaders page for using shaders in 3ds Max.