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Weekly Dev Log - 2022-W18

My efforts last week were dominated by publishing version 0.6. It took quite a while to write the changelog, then the release announcement. Finally, I needed to fix some issues with the new release automation (which was to be expected; very happy with the results).

I want to release new versions more regularly in the future, which should make the process smoother and more efficient.

With the release done, I finally returned my attention to implementing constructive solid geometry, which the cleanup work of the last months was preparing for. I've started with implementing the union operation (#42).

In other news, @connor-lennox has started contributing by expanding the capabilities of fj-math, and cleaning up some of the code that uses it.


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End-user improvements

Improvements to Fornjot and its documentation that are visible to end-users.

Ecosystem improvements

Improvements to the Fornjot ecosystem that are relevant to developers who are building on top of Fornjot components.



Internal Improvements

Improvements that are relevant to developers working on Fornjot itself.

Issue of the Week

Computer tend to be much better at doing tedious stuff than I am. That's why I really appreciate the release automation that we have so far. If you're interested in that kind of thing, why not take a look at #479 - release-operator should automatically determine which crates to publish?


My priority this week is to continue the work on the union operation (#42). I have a pretty good understanding of the next few steps, and I hope to get those done relatively quickly. After that, there are a few more details to figure out, before I can finish implementing the algorithm.