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Posted over 7 years ago by brl...@users.sourceforge.net (Sean Morrison)
After a few month release hiatus, BRL-CAD 7.20.4 is now available providing several dozen bug fixes and feature enhancements. Our support for NURBS geometry continues to stabilize with improved step-g import support, ray tracing enhancements, better ... [More] wireframes, and numerous robustness improvements. MGED/Archer continues to approach an alpha release with support added for interactive editing of pipe primitives, improved visualization, new BoT mesh healing capabilities, and more. After many months of effort, our OBJ importer receives a comprehensive overhaul with improved behavior all-around for polygonal mesh OBJ geometry. There is a new exporter to the DOT format used by Graphviz for creating graphs and visualizations of geometry model hierarchies. Efforts to overhaul and enhance BRL-CAD's documentation system were revitalized with effort under way to regenerate and improve our tutorial series. [Less]
Posted almost 8 years ago by brl...@users.sourceforge.net (Sean Morrison)
The results are in! We're happy to announce the winners of the BRL-CAD logo competition. Over the past two months, there were lots of excellent submissions conveying many different skills and interesting logo concepts. The competition was tight with a tie-breaker vote needed to sort out the finalists. On that note, on to the selections!
Posted almost 8 years ago by brl...@users.sourceforge.net (Sean Morrison)
BRL-CAD has been accepted to participate as a mentoring organization in the European Space Agency's Summer of Code in Space! Modeled after the Google Summer of Code, SOCIS is an ESA pilot project offering students the opportunity to get paid (€4000) ... [More] developing space-related Open Source software. Interested students should apply soon, before the July 27th deadline. [Less]
Posted almost 8 years ago by brl...@users.sourceforge.net (Sean Morrison)
BRL-CAD 7.20.2 is now available! The 7.20 release marks the introduction of a new CMake-based build system for BRL-CAD. Improvements continue on geometry conversion and tessellation to polygonal formats. Progress is made merging MGED and Archer ... [More] for an upcoming combined alpha with numerous command improvements, bug fixes, and interface enhancements. Experimental enhancements to BRL-CAD's rending system are also under development in support of programmable shaders. [Less]
Posted about 8 years ago by brl...@users.sourceforge.net (Sean Morrison)
The BRL-CAD open source project is interested in a new logo so we're holding a competition for inspiring ideas from the community! You have the chance to win cold cash, make friends, and obtain world-wide notoriety. The competition is simple:
Posted about 8 years ago by brl...@users.sourceforge.net (Sean Morrison)
BRL-CAD release 7.18.4 is now available. This release includes numerous bug fixes and feature enhancements to MGED, geometry converters, image processing tools and more. Also included with this release is the initial (yet phenomenally impressive) ... [More] integration of our high-performance Triangle Intersection Engine (TIE) with BRL-CAD's LIBRT raytrace library. There is a new geometry importer for Shapefile data and the revolve primitive receives support for transformation matrix editing. [Less]
Posted about 8 years ago by brl...@users.sourceforge.net (Sean Morrison)
Last week, we were finally able to get a FULL valid Coverity scan of the BRL-CAD source code! If you're interested in helping resolve the issues detected, please join in our development discussion on the brlcad-devel [1] mailing list or our IRC channel and introduce yourself.
Posted over 8 years ago by brl...@users.sourceforge.net (Sean Morrison)
We're delighted to announce that BRL-CAD has once again been accepted as a mentoring organization for the 2011 Google Summer of Code (GSoC)! [1] The student application deadline is April 8th so students should get started on their project proposals ... [More] today. Any students interested in joining the BRL-CAD development team and working on a project this summer should visit our wiki page for more information. [Less]
Posted over 8 years ago by brl...@users.sourceforge.net (Sean Morrison)
BRL-CAD has once again applied to participate in the Google Summer of Code (GSoC) program! GSoC is an open source program hosted by Google where every year they pay students a stipend of $4500 to work on specific open source projects. It's a highly ... [More] competitive, challenging, and fun program both for the students and for the mentoring organizations. If accepted to participate, this will be BRL-CAD's third year as a mentoring organization[1]. [Less]
Posted over 8 years ago by brl...@users.sourceforge.net (Sean Morrison)
We are delighted to announce the availability of BRL-CAD 7.18.2!