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Free + Open Source TouchDesigner book

Postby elburz » Fri Nov 21, 2014 7:53 pm

Hey everyone,

We're pleased to announce a new resource for TouchDesigner users. Some notes about it:

1) Its free! completely 100% free, now and forever onward!
2) It's not only free, the book was written in LaTex and all of the book's source code is available on GitHub for anyone to branch, pull, edit, add, delete, or change however they like, under a Creative Commons license. Build a version to a specific page size, print a copy for reference, add your own chapter on a topic, or whatever else you can like!
3) It's a triple threat - there is the main textbook, many accompanying example TouchDesigner project files, and hours of HD video walkthroughs.

For the full download link and link to the GitHub project page, head over to http://book.nvoid.com

Our hope is that community that we love being a part of and have learned so much from will contribute to keeping the resource up-to-date and adding and editing as things change. We have a few chapters coming in the immediate future, but we'd love to see what everyone else can bring to it!

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Re: Free + Open Source TouchDesigner book

Postby FM64 » Fri Nov 21, 2014 8:02 pm

Thanks for your work Elburz, that's the documentation I was desperatly searching when I started to learn TD :)
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Re: Free + Open Source TouchDesigner book

Postby rodberry » Sat Nov 22, 2014 12:52 am

Elburz, you rock!

I promise to set aside some time to read it through and see what I can add to it.

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Re: Free + Open Source TouchDesigner book

Postby cod65 » Sat Nov 22, 2014 4:51 am

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Re: Free + Open Source TouchDesigner book

Postby K5Doom » Sat Nov 22, 2014 7:44 pm

Wow this is really, really nice!
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Re: Free + Open Source TouchDesigner book

Postby barakooda » Sun Nov 23, 2014 5:28 am

Thank you Elburz.
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Re: Free + Open Source TouchDesigner book

Postby ruigato » Sun Nov 23, 2014 9:05 pm

this great!
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Re: Free + Open Source TouchDesigner book

Postby nettoyeur » Tue Nov 25, 2014 6:19 am

This great for the community, thank you Elburz!

must have been lots of work.
I hope to contribute in the future.
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Re: Free + Open Source TouchDesigner book

Postby Ehoax » Wed Nov 26, 2014 4:20 am

I read it and am impressed. It's well written and makes it easy to understand the workflow in TD. Thank you very much!
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Re: Free + Open Source TouchDesigner book

Postby PixelDust » Tue Dec 02, 2014 11:14 pm

This is the type of resource that makes TouchDesigner a much easier subject to swallow for lots of people. I wish I had guidance like this when starting down the slippery slope but am glad to have taken the long way around.

Great work & thank you!

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