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On 10/03/2011 at 17:17, xxxxxxxx wrote:
OK, I've got some super simple questions related to extending C4D.
In looking around, I'm getting a bit confused about all of the options and I'm not even sure where to start. Plug ins, scripts, generators, different languages. etc.
I have a strong development background, I'm just trying to get a handle on the C4D portion of it :-)
I want to create a new Tag that has a simple interface that will allow me to interact with the object the tag is assigned to. Of all of the supported languages, I am most familiar with Python, so I would rather use that, but C++ would be fine as well.
- Am I creating a plug-in or script (or something else)?
- How to scripts and plug-ins differ?
- Can I choose ANY language, or are some of the APIs functionally different
- Can a tag store information in an external file, to maintain state between sessions, or is this saved with the scene file?
Sorry for the ultra basic questions, just trying to oriented a little.