After in beta stage for quite some time, last week Autodesk finally released Bifrost. Bfrost is a new visual programming environment in Maya. Using Bifrost, you can create your own custom effects, publish, and share them with other artists to use across different shots, scenes, and even shows. Bifrost also comes with tons of pre-built graphs to help you get started creating effects like: dust storms, fire, snow, and sand super fast.
Some of the highlights of Bifrost:
To learn more about Bifrost you can check the official news at Autodesk Area.
The team behind Bifrost already published an introductory video:
Or if you want to go deeper, here are more in-depth videos about Bifrost: