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Old 30-12-2003, 02:03 PM   #1
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Can someone tell me if one of these books is better than the other? or Are both needed to really get a grasp on mel?

MEL Scripting for Maya Animators

Complete Maya Programming: An Extensive Guide to MEL and C++ API

Amazon has these 2 together, was wondering if i need to get one or both.
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buy both, then u will be unstopable
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I got the first. It's good. Packed with information but sometimes boring to read...

I'm working on a MEL chapter for a book to be released early next year. The book is called "Maya 3D| Exotic Tools" and there's lots of other interesting stuff in it as well. The MEL chapter will be aimed towards "talented beginners". It's not a complete programming manual but gets you going quickly with a lot of practical examples...
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Just ordered both from Amazon, I hope theyre good as i think they are.
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WOW, finally got around to reading these books. its like injecting liquid MEL into your brain. and definatly a better understanding of Maya.
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