8 July 2024

8 July 2024
Notes for weekly communication of ongoing projects and modules.

Welcomes

Announcements

Modules & Projects

New Features and Changes

This is a selection of changes that happened over the last week. For a full overview including fixes, code only changes and more visit projects.blender.org.

Anim

  • Add type assertion to graph editor function (commit) - (Sybren A. Stüvel)
  • Add a method to Action that ensures a Binding exists for an ID (commit) - (Nathan Vegdahl)
  • Show Action Slots (Bindings) in the Action editor (commit) - (Sybren A. Stüvel)

Compositor

  • Add warning about unsupported texture nodes (commit) - (Omar Emara)
  • Allow Glare node size below 6 (commit) - (Omar Emara)
  • Support viewport in Cryptomatte picker (commit) - (Omar Emara)

Cycles

  • Add Diffuse Roughness option to Principled BSDF (commit) - (Lukas Stockner)
  • Update device entries more often (commit) - (Alaska)

EEVEE

  • Change local light ray clipping method (commit) - (Clément Foucault)

Extensions

  • Improve automatic repo names for file (commit) - (Campbell Barton)
  • Add buttons to select tags (commit) - (Campbell Barton)

GPv3

  • Port frame_clean_duplicate operator (commit) - (Abdelrahman)
  • Draw Tool: Trim Stroke Ends option (commit) - (Falk David)

Sculpt

  • Use new “offset brush” implementation for brush gravity (commit) - (Hans Goudey)

UI

  • Highlight first view item on type to search & activate on enter (commit) - (Julian Eisel)
  • Blender Logo Icon Optimized (commit) - (Harley Acheson)
  • Sort add-ons by name (commit) - (Campbell Barton)
  • Use Large Blender Logo for Blend File in File Browser (commit) - (Harley Acheson)

USD

  • Custom properties export improvements (commit) - (Michael Kowalski)

VSE

  • Standardize reset retiming operator (commit) - (John Kiril Swenson)
  • Add snapping in preview area (commit) - (John Kiril Swenson)

Weekly Reports

Google Summer of Code - Week 6

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