BIS (Blender Interplanety Storage) updated to v.1.6.3.
- Updated according to Blender API changes 2019.03.06.
The Advanced Transform add-on is ported for Blender 2.8.
No critical changes to the source code, only adopting for Blender 2.8.
Add-on on the GitHub:
file to download and use – advanced_transform_2_8.py
To find what Python interpreter version is used in current Blender version type the following commands in Python Console window in Blender:
# sys.version_info(major=3, minor=7, micro=0, releaselevel='final', serial=0)
It means that the version of Python used in Blender is 3.7.0.
To make it more readable type the following command:
or with full info:
# 3.7.0 (default, Aug 26 2018, 16:05:01) [MSC v.1900 64 bit (AMD64)]
In the latest version 2.8 of Blender developers have made many changes in API, so all the scripts and add-ons written for earlier Blender versions (2.7 and below) have stopped working. To run your add-ons in the new Blender 2.8, you need to port them – correct their code to work properly with the new Blender API.
To enable your add-on in Blender 2.80 you have to make the following changes in code:
BIS (Blender Interplanety Storage) add-on is ported to Blender 2.8
The add-on branch for Blender 2.7 is fixed on the number 1.5. The master release for Blender 2.8 has the version number 1.6 and higher in future development.
For both add-on versions the same library is used, so all BIS materials are available for all add-on versions, however, please note, materials made for Blender 2.8 may not look correct in Blender 2.7 and backward.
Now the download consists of two archives to install the add-on:
To make an integer input/output in the node group:
The BIS library is free and fully accessible for all users. Any content (materials or meshes) from the open part of the library can be downloaded by any user without any restrictions. So why do you need a pro- account?
At first, this is a way to support the project. Like any other free project, BIS needs for users support. However, the BIS pro- account is not only a status attachment. The pro- status does not provide any additional content, but it allows you to make your pipeline with BIS more convenient.
Pro- account users have the following advantages:
Now the BIS materials library for Blender has its own Patreon page.
If you want to support the project, you can do it there.
Texturing/shading materials in the Christmas scene with the BIS library having pro- account.
The main advantage of the BIS pro- account: you don’t need to switch to the BIS website to get active materials, all materials can be download directly from Blender.
Texturing/shading materials of the Christmas scene with the BIS library.
The BIS administration congratulates all the library users with Merry Christmas and New Year Holiday!
Each registered user is provided with a “pro” account for 14 days.
In the BIS (Blender Interplanety Storage) library enabled the preview auto-generation for saved meshes. Sometime after storing, if the user has not added his own preview for the saved mesh, the preview will be created automatically.
The “Meshes” section of the BIS library is for storing meshes (objects).
Saving objects to the BIS personal storage:
The BIS interface for saving/downloading objects is placed in the “BIS” tab of the T-panel in “3D View” window.
There are more than 300 public materials in the BIS – Blender Interplanety Storage library now.