For Your Consideration... Event Plugins

For Your Consideration... Event Plugins

Event plugins can be created to execute specific tasks in response to specific events in Deadline (like when a job is submitted or when it finishes). For example, event plugins can be used to communicate with in-house pipeline tools to update the state of shots or tasks, or they can be used to submit a post-processing job when another job finishes. Keep reading to learn more!

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Forge Your Own Path: Path Mapping Part 2

Forge Your Own Path: Path Mapping Part 2

So you've read our previous article on Path Mapping and have a grasp of the Path Mapping basics. You might be wondering, is there anymore that Path Mapping can offer me? The answer is of course yes! In this article we'll be looking at using Path Mapping to map the location of your assets in plugins, using regular expressions with Path Mapping, and using Path Mapping with Regions.

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Running Deadline in Containers - Part 2

Running Deadline in Containers - Part 2

In Part 1 we discussed at what containers are, and we worked through a basic example of building a Deadline Client container image from which we could launch headless Deadline Client programs like Slave. In Part 2 we dig a little deeper into the motivations for using containers, and then we extend the Deadline Client image built in Part 1 to include a worker program.

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Monitor Options - Deadline with a View

Monitor Options - Deadline with a View

It’s a common workflow to view your frames as your render jobs progress. While Deadline itself doesn’t have a built-in image viewer, it allows you to integrate with up to 3 image viewers of your choice! For this blog entry, I’m going to walk through an example of how to configure Deadline to use DJV as its default image viewer. You can then use this example as a reference to add your favorite image viewer.

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