NUKE CODEX: Nodes within Nodes

The long awaited definitive book on learning NUKE compositing is here.


noun: codex; plural noun: codexes; plural noun: codices
An ancient manuscript text in book form.
Instead of being composed of sheets of paper it was generally composed of sheets of vellum, papyrus, or other materials.  A codex can also be a book of composed of technical secrets and exposes the truth behind mystifying topics such as digital compositing.


plural noun: nodes
A point at which lines or pathways intersect or branch; a central or connecting point.
A node is a basic unit of a data structure, such as a linked list or tree data structure. Nodes contain data and also may link to other nodes. Links between nodes are often implemented by pointers.  Nodes can also be found lurking deep inside of other nodes. Often referred to as within.
The Story Behind the Book.

Nuke Codex: Nodes within Nodes is a fundamental approach to learning Foundry’s NUKE software, the most powerful compositing tool in the world. Nuke Codex uses a core structure to take you through everything from workflow to advanced topics in a unique hybrid way that will get you up to speed over a few days. If you want to learn NUKE, this is the book for you!

Nodes within Nodes

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December 29, 2020

Print copies are coming soon

I have finalized the print copies and in process of getting a new proof.  Using QR codes for video links and  the digital downloads.   I will start putting up a…
October 30, 2020

Launch of the new site!

Today we launch the site.  More content to come but for now... we are officially taking preorders on the book. Expected delivery will be the week of December 18th!
October 28, 2020

Pre Orders are Rolling out on Halloween!

Indeed.  The current plan is to have Pre Orders commence on the Monday after Halloween.  The book has been sent to the printers, but The best way to experience it…