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Depending on your current job, there might be constraints on what tech and processes you have actually gotten to use in a professional fashion. But here’s the rub: I don’t care. Learning and experimenting with this tech is free. If you show up and tell me that you have a “passion for web development” or some such, but follow that up by saying that you’ve never actually used jQuery because they don’t use it at your job, that’s bad. The curious, the intelligent, the driven, those who really have a passion for this technology will do their own work on it, finding the standards and best practices on their own regardless of what their employer mandates on the clock.

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In my last post, I put up a link to a rough render of the last shot of Snowmen and said that it needed effects. Particularly, I wanted to include multiple particle systems for laser blasts, dynamic paint on the ground where the lasers hit the snow, and smoke simulations coming from the impact locations. […]

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One of the Amazon reviewers for Blender Foundations mentioned that later in the book, I stop providing shortcut keys for certain procedures, and that he had to go back in the book to look them up. He suggested that shortcuts should be bolded in the text to make them easy to find. It reminded me […]

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