Partial Path Extrusion

Can this be done in Blender through Python:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature…&v=PPkE1u_6SvA
http://www.stephenglover.info/animate-an-extrusion-along-a-curve-in-maya/

No need. Blender has the same thing. Look up this tutorial.

Thanks ridix! But, the advantage I think of having as the other way is that it doesn’t have to taper at the end? Is the tapering necessary so that it comes to a point?