I’m proud to announce my 4th book, entitled “Qt5 C++ GUI Programming Cookbook – Second Edition” has finally been published!
I have recently published another book with Packt Publishing, entitled “Hands-On GUI Programming with C++ and Qt5“. This is the 3rd book I’ve written so far, and hopefully the content quality is improving more this time.
If you’re using Kindle for reading ebooks, you can get this book from Amazon. Otherwise, you can get the ebook and printed copy at Packtpub. You can also get all the source files used in this book at the Github page.
Just to keep you guys updated – I’ve been really really busy for the past few months! Lots of projects to handle and lots of travelings and outstations. Good news is, our company is expanding steadily and hopefully I’ll have more time for this blog very soon.
Anyway, I have published a new book entitled “Qt5 C++ GUI Programming Cookbook“. Do check it out!
If you have bought my book “Building a Game with Unity and Blender“, you may have realized the sword model shown in Chapter 2 “Creating Characters” is no where to be found in the source files.
Fear not! The sword is actually hidden in Player.blend, which you can unhide by press alt-H in Blender.
Initially I wanted to use the sword model in the game demo. However, eventually I ended up doing punching animation instead of sword-wielding, which is why I hide the sword (instead of deleting it) before moving on to do the animations for Chapter 3.
You can try and unhide the sword, then import it to Unity and parent the sword model to one of the hand bones of the game character. It might even look like sword-wielding when playing the punching animation!
Recently, a reader sent me the following screenshot which shows a corrupted scene from my book’s demo project.
He also showed me the errors and warning he get when running the demo project:
Lightmap snapshot ‘LightmapSnapshot’ is inconsistent – 62 files out of 248 are missing. Realtime GI will be disabled. Please rebuild lighting for this scene.
Failed setting triangles. Some indices are referencing out of bounds vertices. IndexCount: 600, VertexCount: 11191
Failed setting triangles. Some indices are referencing out of bounds vertices. IndexCount: 96, VertexCount: 11191
This happens when Unity tries to convert the demo project to the latest version, which sometimes might mess up the files.
To solve this issue, reimport the mesh which has been corrupted by the conversion (in this case, terrain and rocks) by right clicking on the asset in Unity and choose “Reimport”, or delete the prefabs from the scene and place it again manually.
Once you have done the steps above, re-bake the lighting again and everything will work fine.