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Blender Developers Meeting Notes: 25 July 2022



Modules & Projects

New Features and Changes


  • Add temporal anti-aliasing (commit ) (Clément Foucault)
  • Denoising
    • Make animated viewport non jittered when disabling denoising (commit ) (Clément Foucault)
    • Add exposure awareness to denoising (commit ) (Clément Foucault)
    • Add back option to disable TAA (Viewport Denoising) (commit ) (Clément Foucault)
    • Make Anti-Flicker more strong (commit ) (Clément Foucault)
  • Add back background opacity toggle (commit ) (Clément Foucault)

Geometry Nodes

  • Copy parameters when creating a new curves data-block (commit ) (Hans Goudey)
  • Performance improvements
    • Improve UV Sphere primive performance (commit ) (Hans Goudey)
    • Port fillet node to the new data-block (commit) (Hans Goudey)
    • Port sample curves node to new data-block (commit ) (Hans Goudey)


  • Performance improvements
    • Speed up import of large amounts of objects in USD/OBJ by pre-sorting objects by name (commit ) (Aras Pranckevicius)
    • Speed up Alembic edge crease import (commit ) (Kévin Dietrich)


  • Performance improvements
    • Speed up data-block unique name assignment by tracking used names/basenames/suffixes (commit ) (Aras Pranckevicius)


  • Support sculpting on deformed curves (commit ) (Jacques Lucke)
  • Spreadsheet editor
    • Implement selection filter for curves sculpt mode (commit ) (Hans Goudey)
  • Align surface and curves object in Empty Hair operator (commit ) (Jacques Lucke)
  • Hide snapping menu in curves sculpt mode (commit) (Hans Goudey)

UV Editor

  • Edge support for select shortest path operator (commit) (Siddhartha Jejurkar)
  • Add snap cursor to origin operator (commit) (Tomek Gubala)

Library Overrides

  • Support ‘make override’ for all selected items (commit ) (Bastien Montagne)


  • Add a ‘Apply and Delete All’ operation to shapekeys. (commit ) (Bastien Montagne)
    Animation RNA: Add clear() method to FCurveKeyframePoints (commit ) (Colin Basnett)


  • Update lightgroup membership in objects and world if lightgroup is renamed (commit ) (Lukas Stockner)
  • Nishita sky texture: Increase elevation range (commit ) (Clément Foucault)

Weekly Reports

Google Summer of Code

About the Author

Mario Hawat

Mario Hawat is a Lebanese 3D artist, writer, and musician currently based in Paris. He is a generalist with a special focus on environments, procedural and generative artworks. Open to freelance work.

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