[Bf-funboard] Custom limited interfaces

Tom madtom1999 at googlemail.com
Fri Jun 2 15:55:16 CEST 2017

That looks like the sort of thing! To answer Knapps query about the 
project: The MakerSpace people round here were introducing kids to 3d 
printing by showing them how to make a badge with their name raised on 
the surface. This would only need a very simple interface and many 
similar beginners things would demand similar cut down interfaces
Cheers and thanks
On 02/06/17 13:58, Diego Gangl wrote:
> Hey Tom,
> That's is the idea behind the Blender 101 Project:
> https://code.blender.org/2016/12/the-blender-101-project-and-you/
> The devs are on it but it depends on features coming up in 2.8, so it
> might be a while before there's any solid news on this.
> Cheers,
> 2017-06-02 9:48 GMT-03:00 Knapp <magick.crow at gmail.com>:
>> I don't know where the project is at so far but the devs were working on a
>> version of Blender with a simple interface. Perhaps you could find an alpha
>> version?
>> On Fri, Jun 2, 2017 at 11:34 AM, Tom <madtom1999 at googlemail.com> wrote:
>>> I was at a 3d printing session recently and they were looking for an
>>> open source 3d app for kids to design simple badges to be printed. I've
>>> used Blender for this sort of thing but the normal interface is far to
>>> complicated and bewildering for use by little ones - its too easy to get
>>> lost. Is there a way of creating custom interfaces that limit the menu
>>> items to that required for a certain functions such as this?
>>> Failing modifying the interface itself would it be easy to use (say)
>>> python to create a new interface to the Blender core to allow simple
>>> functions to be carried out on (say) a Pi3
>>> Tom
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