GSoC/2019

Google Summer of Code - 2019 Projects

Progress updates for 2019


Current State

The projects have been announced and Coding has started.
Students are working on their projects and should communicate the progress through the channels below.

1st evaluation - 24 - 28 June
2nd evaluation - 22 - 26 July
Final submission - 19 - 26 August


Communication

Development Forum

All Blender and code related topics will go to the devtalk forum. Here students will also post their weekly reports, and can ask for feedback on topics or share intermediate results with everyone.

https://devtalk.blender.org/c/blender/summer-of-code

blender.chat

For real-time discussions between students and mentors. Weekly meetings will be scheduled here as well.

https://blender.chat

Development Wiki

Documentation will be linked from this page.


Projects

Google has granted 8 projects for the Blender Foundation.



Continued development on LANPR engine for Blender

by Yiming Wu
Mentors: Sebastian Parborg, Clement Foucault


Intel Embree BVH for GPU

by Quentin MATILLAT
Mentors: Sergey Sharybin, Stefan Werner



Improve Cycles/EEVEE For Procedural Content Creation

by Omar Ahmad
Mentors: Jacques Lucke, Brecht Van Lommel


Outliner Improvements

by Nathan Craddock
Mentors: Campbell Barton, Brecht van Lommel



Core Support of Virtual Reality Headsets through OpenXR

by Julian Eisel
Mentors: Dalai Felinto, Sebastian Koenig



Cloth Simulator Improvement

by Ish Hitesh Bosamiya
Mentors: Brecht Van Lommel, Jeroen Bakker


Fast Import / Export for OBJ, STL and PLY formats

by Hugo Sales
Mentors: Jacques Lucke, Sybren Stüvel



Bevel Custom Profiles

by Hans Goudey
Mentors: Howard Trickey, Rohan Rathi