MEL Scripting

The Maya Embedded Language (MEL) is a scripting language used to simplify tasks in Autodesk’s 3D Graphics Software Maya.

Read more
¬ Wikipedia definition
¬ Introduction to MEL scripting – 3D


MEL Scripting a Character Rig in Maya
By Chris Maraffi

368 pages
New Riders, Nov 24, 2008 – Copyright 2009 – 1st Edition
Dimensions: 7-1/2 X 9-1/8
ISBN-10: 0-321-38353-2
ISBN-13: 978-0-321-38353-2
ISBN-10: 0-321-51572-2
ISBN-13: 978-0-321-51572-8

YSYT– Maya MEL Basics for Designers
by Nicholas Pisca

12th february 2oo9 – Copyright 2008
156 pages
Dimensions : Format Roman : 6×9
ISBN-13: 978-0-578-00988-9

MEL Scripting for Maya Animators
by Mark R. Wilkins and Chris Kazmier

552 pages
Morgan Kaufmann; 2 edition (July 18, 2005)
Dimensions: 9 x 7.4 x 1.3 inches
ISBN-10: 0120887932
ISBN-13: 978-0120887934


¬ Voronoi fracture MEL script, by Alin Sfetcu – 6:22

Others sources

¬ The Gnomon Workshop section
¬ – MEL & Scripting Tutorials section.


¬ Comet Cartoons scripts

by Nicholas Pisca

0001d BLAST is the meta scripting resource for architects, web designers, engineers, animators and others using computational methods for visual effects, BIM, advanced modeling and parametric design. Algorithmic designer Nick Pisca started this wiki to facilitate the users of the main scripting languages (MEL, VB, RVB, AS, etc) and collect disparate macros across the net.

Sherpa blog articles
¬ All MEL scripting articles
¬ Maya MEL Scripting File and Folder Recursion, on 3oth january 2o1o
¬ Rounding Vectors in MEL Scripting, n 19th january 2o1o.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s


Visit home automation section !
Explore multimedia section !

Technical readings

Matthew Casperson - Away3D 3.6 Essentials Dave Mathews  - Panda 3D 1.6 Game Engine [PACKT]



Georges Bernanos - Journal d'un curé de campagne

Comics & Photography & more…

Opus Délits - Jacques Villeglé

Discover Infra-Mince n°6 edited by Actes Sud ! Benoît Peeters & Jacques Samson - Chris Ware, la bande dessinée réinventée

Have fun with this blog and don’t hesitate to comment, to suggest and to share your experience!


%d bloggers like this: