[Bf-committers] Code quest weekly meeting notes - 2018-06-01

Dalai Felinto dfelinto at gmail.com
Mon Jun 4 10:01:19 CEST 2018

Code Quest #8 Weekly
11th May, 2018

A lot of bug fixing, more copy-on-write changes, polishing and more:

Here the highlights as presented by the contributors:

* Joshua:
 - Motion paths.
 - Made copy-on-write the only option now, disabling is no longer an option.
 - Meeting on Animation 2020 with special guest Bassam Kurdali and other
animators and developers.

* Clément:
 - Draw for motion path.
 - Wireframes overlay.
 - Hair drawing improvements and optimizations.

* Bastien:
 - Static override meeting with Andy Goralczyk and progress towards Spring
 - Multi-level collection and multi-level files support for static

* Sergey:
 - CustomData 10% performance boost for copy-on-write.
 - Simplified copy-on-write.
 - Looking at crashes.

* Brecht:
 - Cycles copy-on-write update (i.e., real-time updates in viewport).
 - Massive optimizations for copy-on-write (drivers, non-visible
collections, ...).
 - Bug fices.
 - Started on per-viewport temporary visibility support (i.e., local view).

* Dalai:
 - Improvements to the collection pipeline (M to move to collection working
for outliner, Shift+M link to collection).
 - Bug fixes.

* Wililam:
 - Single column port of most of Blender user interface.
 - Proposal and patch for drop-down icon.

* Sybren:
 - Blender Cloud addon ported to Blender 2.8 - so the Spring team could
send the first 2.8 shots to the render farm.
 - Fixed applying modifiers.

* Campbell:
 - Core implementation for single column support in the user interface.
 - Brush tools shortcut cycle (press shortcut multiple times to cycle
through the tools of the same category).
 - Sub-space types for editors.
 - Tool settings editor.
 - Workspace mode polishing as per new design.

* Pablo:
 - Dark theme updates.
 - Fix for panel collapse behaviour.
 - Working on material preview.
 - Started a 2.8 features page for the upcoming release.
 - 5 Videos:
 - Viewport Look Dev
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hz5wD6cHtuk
 - New Shortcuts + LookDev Updates
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TK3tgfPZ9SQ
 - Single Column Layout
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_WBqTeLcsxU
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pcOk-SYxllg
 - Week 8 Round-up
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NMj-an79Now

* Jeroen:
 - Material mode (i.e., Look Dev).
 - Polishing default shader with feedback from Spring team.
 - Specular highlight.
 - Slider to control transparence.


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