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GSoC 2019 progress report #3

By: Rémi Verschelde Sep 08 - 2019

For the second time, Godot took part in the Google Summer of Code (GSoC) programme, which lets students from all over the world work for three months on specific projects thanks to a Google stipend. We had 8 students working for on great new features all around the engine, and in this third and last progress report, they outline the final state of their GSoC work, how to use it (when relevant) and future steps that they might envision for the feature they worked on.

Introducing the Godot Proposals repository

By: Juan Linietsky Sep 04 - 2019

The past two years, the project kept growing at a steady pace. One of the most important consequences of this growth process is that our GitHub issue tracker has exploded with ideas, proposals and bug reports.

Vulkan progress report #3

By: Juan Linietsky Sep 02 - 2019

Work on porting the rendering engine to Vulkan continues at a steady pace.

WebSocket updates, UDP multicast

By: Fabio Alessandrelli Aug 22 - 2019

UDP multicast support, WebSocket updates, demos, a new tutorial.

GSoC 2019 progress report #2

By: Rémi Verschelde Aug 21 - 2019

Godot takes part in the Google Summer of Code for the second year, and this time we have 8 students working on awesome features for the engine. With the programme coming close to an end, they each share their recent progress since the first report with a short devlog. A final report will be posted in coming weeks with an overview of the work done and how to get started using the features they worked on.

Vulkan progress report #2

By: Juan Linietsky Aug 03 - 2019

In our latest episode, I was just barely getting Vulkan to work. A month later, many things happened!

Meet the community at GodotCon Poznań 2019

By: Rémi Verschelde Jul 23 - 2019

For the second year in a row, we're graciously hosted by the Game Industry Conference (GIC) organizers to have our own GodotCon in Poznań, Poland on 16 & 17 October 2019, the two days before GIC. And to complete the week, we will also have a Godot Sprint on 14 & 15 October 2019, for all Godot contributors to meet, work together and exchange on development topics.

GSoC 2019 progress report #1 (part 2)

By: Rémi Verschelde Jul 18 - 2019

Godot takes part in the Google Summer of Code for the second year, and this time we have 8 students working on awesome features for the engine. They each share their project aim and current progress with a short devlog. This common progress report is split over two blog posts for readability. This post covers work on rewriting the light mapper (Joan Fons Sanchez), a static analyzer for GDScript (Suhas Prasanna), motion matching (Aditya Abhiram) and asynchronous cached file access (Raghav Shankar).

GSoC 2019 progress report #1 (part 1)

By: Rémi Verschelde Jul 17 - 2019

Godot takes part in the Google Summer of Code for the second year, and this time we have 8 students working on awesome features for the engine. They each share their project aim and current progress with a short devlog. This common progress report is split over two blog posts for readability. This post covers work on VCS integration (Twarit Waikar), interactive music (Daniel Matarov), a GDScript language server (Ankit Priyarup) and Visual Script improvements (Swarnim Arun).

C# support on Android

By: Ignacio Roldán Etcheverry Jul 12 - 2019

Godot 3.2 will bring Android support to C# users, which can already be tried in the master branch and will soon be available in Godot 3.2 alpha 1. Moreover, the editor code for the Mono module was converted from C++ to C#, making it easier to extend.

Maintenance release: Godot 2.1.6

By: Rémi Verschelde Jul 11 - 2019

Godot 2.1.6 is a maintenance update for users of Godot's older 2.1 stable branch. It fixes a few platform-specific bugs, and updates Android and iOS export templates to match new requirements of Google Play and the Apple Store.

Godot 3.2 ARVR update

By: Bastiaan Olij Jul 11 - 2019

Godot 3.2 will see ARKit and Oculus Go/Quest support coming to Godot. ARCore and Valve Index support is not far behind.

Vulkan progress report #1

By: Juan Linietsky Jul 01 - 2019

While the rest of the Godot contributors are focused on finalizing 3.2 for release, I'm almost exclusively dedicated to porting the engine to Vulkan, as part of the 4.0 release effort. This is so far an exciting adventure and I'm learning a lot about it.

WebRTC support, progress report #3

By: Fabio Alessandrelli Jun 19 - 2019

WebRTC for the High Level Multiplayer API is here! Featuring a fully peer to peer mesh network. Documentation is now available for WebRTC classes, a tutorial and two new demos has been added.

Let's complete the docs: Godot 3.2 Docs Sprint

By: Nathan GDquest Jun 07 - 2019

We're starting a series of docs sprints once again to make Godot's reference and documentation as good as they can be! Together, we can improve everyone's experience using the engine.