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  01 January 2013
Impressive, thank you!
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  04 April 2013

sIBL_GUI 4.0.7 is out!

This release focuses on bringing a neat new feature: Larges Panoramic Thumbnails!

Those are generated once from the background images ( With fallback on the preview ones ) upon startup.

Here is a video to showcase the stuff:

And some images:

Unicode supports has been improved: Users with non ASCII characters in their names should have less issues.

Softimage Templates have received a precise per channel colors control property that will allow very fine tuning of the lighting solution:

For Softimage 2013 users, I have also released a new compatibility build with stripped features for the TCPServer_For _Softimage Addon:

Here is the complete Change Log:

sIBL_GUI - 4.0.7 - Stable:

sIBL_GUI 4.0.7 - Stable - Milestone:
Umbra 1.0.8 - Stable - Milestone:
Manager 2.0.4 - Stable - Milestone:
Foundations 2.0.8 - Stable - Milestone:
  • Implemented large thumbnails support.
  • Implemented better unicode support.
  • Implemented precise per channel color control over the IBL setup in Softimage Templates.
  • Fixed Softimage_Arnold_Standard and Softimage_Arnold_Dome_Light Templates color profiles issues.
  • Fixed exception in Softimage_VRay_Standard Template.
  • Dropped sqlalchemy-migrate support.

Thats all folks!


Last edited by Kel Solaar : 04 April 2013 at 09:57 AM.
  01 January 2014
Just preventing archival, I have been very busy last year, I have a release pending although I cannot find time to finish it yet!

  01 January 2014
Thanks for update Thomas.
  04 April 2014

I'm pleased and at same time ashamed to say that sIBL_GUI 4.0.8 is out!

Pleased because I finally got time to get back on the project, ashamed because it took me so long and I have left a lot of people with very annoying bugs. I'm sincerely sorry about that!

This release is mainly a maintenance release ironing out most of issues reported through Crittercism.

Here is the complete Change Log:

sIBL_GUI - 4.0.8 - Stable:

sIBL_GUI 4.0.8 - Stable - Milestone:
Umbra 1.0.9 - Stable - Milestone:
Manager 2.0.5 - Stable - Milestone:
Foundations 2.1.0 - Stable - Milestone:
  • Handled WindowsError in database component while retrieving stats on a non existing file.
  • Handled exception while searching in tags cloud using an invalid regex pattern in searchDatabase component.
  • Handled potential IOError exceptions related to foundations.common.foundations.common.isBinaryFile definition usage when accessing a locked file.
  • Prevented exception in sibl_gui.ui.common.getFormattedShotDate definition.
  • Prevented AttributeError exception in sibl_gui.components.core.inspector.inspector.Inspe ctor.__setActiveIblSet method when no active iblSet is defined.
  • Prevented ValueError exception in sibl_gui.components.core.inspector.inspector.Inspe ctor.__drawActiveIblSetOverlay method when invalid lights colors attributes are used.
  • Prevented IndexError exception in inspector component.
  • Prevented exception reports stacking.
  • Prevented AttributeError exception in umbra.components.scriptEditor.scriptEditor.ScriptE ditor.__editor__modificationChanged method.
  • Prevented files reloading on exit in scriptEditor component.
  • Fixed long startup delay when no Internet connection is available.
  • Fixed notificationsManager notifiers insertion order.
  • Fixed caching issue in foundations.parsers.SectionsFileParser.write method.
  • Fixed various issues in Softimage_Arnold_Standard, Softimage_Arnold_Dome_Light and Softimage_Arnold_Lightsmith templates to support latest SItoA build.
  • Handled BadZipfile exception in foundations.pkzip.Pkzip.extractZipFile method.
  • Ensured fileSystemEventsManager manager doesn't compares integer paths modification times to float ones.
  • Ensured Softimage_Arnold_Lightsmith Template compatibility with SItoA 2.8.0 by removing deprecated legacy light filter code.
  • Ensured directional light position is correct in Maya_Arnold_Standard and Maya_Arnold_Dome_Light Templates.
  • Ensured Templates are downloaded into Factory directory only if writable.
  • Ensured Ibl Set icon is properly displayed in inspector component plates view.
  • Ensured Softimage_Arnold_* Templates compatibility with latest SItoA build.
  • Ensured notificationsManager has a maximum number of displayed notifiers at same time.
  • Ensured foundations.parsers.SectionsFileParser.parse method reads current file content if no content has been previously set.
  • Ensured that loggers and their formatters receive unicode data.
  • Ensured directional light position is correct in Maya_Arnold_Standard and Maya_Arnold_Dome_Light templates.*
  • Removed miCreateOtherOptionsNodesForURG mel procedure call in Maya_MR_Standard Template.
  • Removed dependency on ordereddict for Python versions that already include it.
  • Moved foundations.common.isBinaryFile definition into module.
  • Added module.
  • Added Jed Frechette Blender_Cycles_Standard template.
  • Extracted documentation utilities to their own repository.
  • Pass various globals variables through arguments in umbra.engine.Umbra class.
  • Refactored magic methods implementation in various managers.
  • Implemented fall-back preferences directory support.
  • Implemented get method in various managers.
  • Implemented __setitem__ method in various managers.
  • Implemented magic methods tests for foundations.parsers.SectionsFileParser class.
  • Implemented foundations.parsers.SectionsFileParser.setValue method.
  • Implemented support for ANSI escape codes.
  • Implemented new documentation theme.
  • Reformatted package docstrings.
  • Verbosed PyQt version on startup.



Last edited by Kel Solaar : 04 April 2014 at 08:26 PM.
  10 October 2014
I don't have much time for sIBL_GUI these days, just a quick post so that the thread doesn't get archived

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