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B. E. HollisterCore Blender Developmenthttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-6415-7_8

8. Editor Creation

Brad E. Hollister1  
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Computer Science Department, CSUDH, Carson, CA, USA
 

In this final chapter, we add a new editor to the Blender codebase. Doing so will help us to better understand editor implementation. It will also provide a platform for adding a simple button layout using Blender’s custom user interface (UI) API. Along the way, we will encounter the gpu module, an abstraction layer for Blender’s underlying hardware-based rendering API (i.e., OpenGL).1 We will also register a few non-modal operators for our editor. All of this will be done directly ...

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