Archive for August, 2007

Butchering a mesh with Python in Blender

Saturday, August 11th, 2007

It seems that I am on this trip with scripting. My last post also relates to scripting. (Aren’t scripting languages wonderful? They should be the future of the enterprise! – and by that I don’t mean the Starship Enterprise) One of my hobbies lately has been to play around with 3D modeling and animation in Blender. As a result of that playing around, I wrote a Python script that takes a given mesh and creates a new mesh from each individual face. (more…)

Mass change your SAP passwords

Friday, August 10th, 2007

The short version: Here is a script to automate changing your SAP password across many systems. The long version follows… (more…)

More on piano lessons, and a new job

Monday, August 6th, 2007

Two posts ago, I was talking about piano lessons on YouTube. Since then, I have started taking piano lessons at a nearby music school. This was just what I needed. You can only get so far on your own; then you need someone to guide you along and challenge you. I must thank my brother-in-law though, because although I’ve been talking about taking lessons for a while, he urged me to do it, having taken guitar lessons himself. I’m glad he did. All I needed was a gentle kick up the butt.