26 December 2022

26 December 2022

Notes for weekly communication of ongoing projects and modules.

Announcements

Modules & Projects

New Features and Changes

Curves

  • Remove option to disable selection (commit) (Hans Goudey)

Grease Pencil

  • Use Material or Vertex Color for Brush cursor (commit) (Antonio Vazquez)
  • Show brush size in Draw tool cursor (commit) (Sietse Brouwer)

Asset Browser

  • Add a new “Catalog” header menu (commit) (Dalai Felinto)

Animation

  • Rearrange the motion paths panel (commit) (Sybren A. Stüvel)
  • Separate constraint owner space descriptions for objects (commit) (Damien Picard)

Geometry Nodes

  • Performance
    • Avoid some overhead during field inferencing (commit) (Jacques Lucke)
    • Avoid copying meshes in some cases (commit) (Hans Goudey)

GPU / Viewport

  • Add GPU backend selection from preferences (commit) (Jeroen Bakker)
  • Metal
    • Turn Metal backend build option on by default (commit) (Clément Foucault)
    • Optimize local shader memory usage (commit) (Jason Fielder)

Weekly Reports

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