Nature of the beast of software.
Sometimes, software doesn’t work. Or it takes an absorbent amount of time to perform a task or operation. When using the off the shelf software isn’t enough and you want to make your own tools in the software, that’s where scripting comes in.
For the Maya and Houdini users, here are some links to the scripting options for both applications:
Of course, your math has to be better than most so you will have to look at something like:
Never been a fan of writing any kind of code (Business Computer Programming, at 16, told me that I didn’t like doing it). [EDIT Jan 29, 2015 – This was originally written and unpublished for May 2014. I am keeping that last line in because of future posts.]