GSoC/2020

Google Summer of Code - 2020 Projects

Progress updates for 2020


Current State

1st evaluation - 29 June - 3 July
2nd evaluation - 27 - 31 July
Final submission - 24 - 31 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

Projects

Google has granted 10 projects for the Blender Foundation.



Continued Improvements to the Outliner

by Nathan Craddock
Mentors: William Reynish, Dalai Felinto, Julian Eisel


Customizable Menus

by Alexia Legrand
Mentors: Campbell Barton, Dalai Felinto


Editing Grease Pencil Strokes Using Curves

by Falk David
Mentors: Antonio Vazquez, Matias Mendiola


Improving IO performance for big files

by Ankit Meel
Mentors: Sybren Stüvel, Howard Trickey


Info Editor Improvements

by Mateusz Grzeliński
Mentors: Bastien Montagne, William Reynish, Campbell Barton


Interaction Support in VR through OpenXR Action System

by Peter Klimenko
Mentors: Julian Eisel


Liquid Simulation Display Options

by Sriharsha Kotcharlakot
Mentors: Sebastián Barschkis, Jacques Lucke


Production Ready Many Light Sampling

by Sam Kottler
Mentors: Brecht Van Lommel


Regression Testing Frameworks

by Himanshi Kalra
Mentors: Habib Gahbiche, Bastien Montagne


Volumetric Soft Body Simulation

by Matt Overby
Mentors: Sebastian Parborg