Batch render server + dropbox + iPhone = cool stuff!

Quite buzzed by this. I kicked off my benchmarking app before leaving for the rugby tonight. Had it rendering its images to a Dropbox folder. Got to the stadium, used iPhone Dropbox app to check how things were progressing, & saw all my lovely images as they appeared. Right there in my hand! Looking good.
Bonus feature was I could look at the results Excel file too.

Well, I think it’s rather neat.

An extension to this could be for the app on the server to watch for a command file, & I could kick off and control renders remotely just by editing the file on my phone. I feel a Python programming moment coming…

But now, back to Tigers vs Quins rugby match. Kick off soon…

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