Tag Archives: programming

Webcam Panel

Posted on 02. Aug, 2011 by .

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In the LIVE! sessions I started to do some time ago I used to put a live feed from my camera onto the screen along with my desktop. I always thought that doing so would also increase the “friendly” factor of my tutorials, but I never got around to do it. Until now.

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Pixel Bender and aeUIControls

Posted on 05. Sep, 2009 by .

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After publishing [intlink id="1188" type="post"]Introduction to Pixel Bender[/intlink] tutorial where I showed you guys how to build a simple cropping plugin I got a lot of emails and comments asking specifically how to create certain types of parameters in Pixel Bender code that show up in After Effects as Angle Control, Checkbox and other UI elements, so I’ve decided to create this small list for you to help you out with this.

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Introduction to Pixel Bender

Introduction to Pixel Bender

Posted on 25. Aug, 2009 by .

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Check this tutorial out and learn more about Adobe Pixel Bender technology and start making your own plugins.

Separating RGB channels

Posted on 18. Feb, 2009 by .

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We’ve all been through this. Creating channel separation effect by hand is a pain. You have to duplicate the layers and use channel mixer and blend modes to get what you want. Not anymore. Now with new After Effects CS4 we can script a simple Pixel Bender to do just that.

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ExtendScript GUI Designer

Posted on 26. Nov, 2008 by .

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I always knew that theres a huge potential in ExtendScrupt Toolkit from Adobe to extend build-in functionality of my favorite Adobe apps, but I never actually had a need to develop anything for myself… until few days back.

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Hacking WordPress

Posted on 22. Sep, 2008 by .

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I’ve been helping out John Dickinson from Motionworks with his new site that is going to be up soon. Doing that I took advantage of the legacy my-hacks.php file in WordPress architecture. It’s great that you can still use this file. It allows doing cool things with your post and WordPress in general without going into writing a real plugin.

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Cross-platform CE Installer

Posted on 20. Aug, 2008 by .

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Good news everyone! I finally got to finish cross-platform CustomEffect installer. No more headakes when installing my expression based presets. Make sure to check it out. It requires Adobe AIR runtimes, so make sure you get them before installing my application.

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MotionGrabber 0.0.1 available for Mac

Posted on 24. Jul, 2008 by .

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There’s nothing more to say. MotionGrabber Prerelease is now available for Mac. Well… nothing to say except reminding you that you use this plugin at your own risk. To check out the details, download the plugin, and watch a short tutorial no how to use it please visit the original post [intlink id="154" type="post"]MotionGrabber Preview[/intlink].

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MotionGrabber Preview

MotionGrabber Preview

Posted on 18. Jul, 2008 by .

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Enjoy this exclusive sneak-peak at a cool plugin that is coming out in the next few weeks. Grab this tasty tool while it’s still free to download.

Plugin development

Posted on 17. Jul, 2008 by .

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Finally the things are starting to take the right turn. I’m doing a [intlink id="140" type="post"]training DVD[/intlink], [intlink id="150" type="post"]developing a few small apps[/intlink] for you guys, and recently I got in touch with a brilliant software developer and we already build our first AE plugin.

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KeySnatcher

Posted on 11. Jul, 2008 by .

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Since I’m working on Making It Look Great 5 DVD I don’t want to miss any opportunity to make things look their best. I’ve watched previeus editions of this series and most of them where recorded on Mac using some build-in software. The most cute feature was a visual representation of keys that were being pressed during the recording. I wanted that for myself.

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