Getting started with Scripting

WIP

Recommended readings

Learning Javascript

  • JavaScript: The Definitive Guide by David Flanagan (Just read the parts about coding; not web dev)

References

Training

Others

More resource list

FAQs

Type

Scripts

Free

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Paid

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  • Flow

  • Ray Dynamic Color

  • Ray Dynamic Texture

  • Overlord

  • Gifgun

  • Kbar or Quick Menu

Why should I learn scripting?

I know how to use expressions but how to get to the next level?

I usually recommend people to watch FXPhd training on Introduction to After Effects Scripting. From there on, you should be confident enough to pave your own path; yes it is that magical.

How do I learn automation?

Automation is a concept; there is no standard technique. You need to have the foundations of coding and scripting to create your automation workflow.