CityEngine 2014 - Understanding CGA

Blog Post created by ALilje-esristaff Employee on Oct 3, 2014

Just installed the new 2014 CityEngine -- Love it . Up to now, I've been using CE mainly via the more graphical tools and widgets. However, as we are having more 3D work popping onto our plate, I need to make a significant dive into CGA and the Python API. As I learn, I'd like to post my experiences here because if I have trouble with something, I'm sure others have had trouble as well. Just as a warning, I am an experienced python programmer (since it existed...darn I'm old #IRememberPunchTape), but consider me "CGA challenged" . So, let the games begin...