Over the past week, we've had a blast putting on our joint live stream with the Notch team! We've put together and explained building a virtual game show experience that is controllable through Twitch chat commands.
It can be easy to miss some of the exciting features that get released in TouchDesigner. One of the ones that is really exciting are the dynamic features added to components that allow them to scale easily with other elements of your user interface.
We love making art. That's a fact. But another hidden fact is that most installations will have some form of text in them. Whether the text is artistic or not depends on the project!
While TouchDesigner is a real-time engine, there are tons of use cases where you might want to output video files from your TouchDesigner project.
TouchDesigner is a unique platform because there are so many ways to do any one thing. Not only that but there are tons of tricks-of-the-trade that developers learn along the way.
Time in TouchDesigner is a strange thing. Especially when it comes to the context of building projects that have time-based triggers or actions or scripts. Do you lock things to the timeline? Do you run Python scripts on delay? Do you lean into Timer CHOP? This is precisely the problem!