We’re always looking at new ways of making sure our customers get the most out of Pharos and our Designer range of products. With this in mind, we have created a series of 9 videos that introduces Scripting in our Designer 2 software.
Knowledge of scripting isn’t a necessary requirement in order to use Designer 2, but if you’re interested in scripting and would like to explore how it can be used as part of your lighting projects, then this set of videos is for you.
To get started, simply follow this link.
The following is an overview of each video, to give you an idea of what you can expect:
0. Scripting in Pharos – Introduction
Introduction video on the why-what-where of scripting in Pharos Designer.
1. Scripting in Pharos – Trigger Scripting Basics
Basic session that explains how to create a trigger script and how to execute it in Pharos Designer.
2. Scripting in Pharos – Variables
What are variables, and why use them. What types do exist, and how to create, manipulate and and use variables in Pharos Designer.
3. Scripting in Pharos – Tables
What are tables and why use them. How to create and and use tables in Pharos Designer
4. Scripting in Pharos – If statements
How to use the ‘if this then that’ principle in Pharos Designer.
5. Scripting in Pharos – For loops
How to use a ‘for some values, do’ principles in Pharos Designer.
6. Scripting in Pharos – Functions
How to create and recall functions for more efficient scripting.
7. Scripting in Pharos – API and Variants
How to access different API components, and learn about Variants.
8. Scripting in Pharos – Trigger scripting Tips
Some tips about formatting, error messages, short hands and the command line parser.
For more online resources from Pharos, please visit our Video Tutorials page.