Junichiro Horikawa has published an algorithmic design workbook for Houdini with 21 exercises each of which includes two sample answers. According to the author it is aimed at beginner to intermediate users. The e-book costs $15 and is available in English and Japanese. Find out more on Gumroad.
Otoy has released its first preview build of OctaneRender, its GPU production renderer, to support hardware-accelerated ray tracing via Nvidia’s new RTX architecture. The