Chetal Gazdar shows us how to get started making HDAs in Houdini.
If you are familiar with Gizmos in Nuke, or Macros in Fusion, you already understand the idea behind Digital Assets in Side FX Houdini. HDAs are a way to turn complex networks into reusable nodes, that have custom user interfaces that make them super-easy to use. In Houdini, you can turn anything into an HDA.
Getting Started With HDAs.
A new tutorial from Chetal Gazdar runs through the very basics of creating HDAs in Houdini and offers insights into best practices along the way.