On Sunday, November 29th, NiranV Dean released Black Dragon 184.108.40.206 (or 220.127.116.11527, depending on your personal preference). This release incorporates three significant features from the Lab, as well as Niran’s own nips, tucks, tweaks and changes.
First among the changes inherited from the Lab is the latest update to the Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) implementation which is intended to provide modern media support (HTML 5.0, WebGL).
Of possible greater interest to the vast majority of users is the addition of the Avatar Complexity rendering and the graphics presets, as found in the Lab’s Quick Graphics RC viewer. I’ve previously provided two overviews of these, in August and June of 2015, so what follows is a brief summary and examination of Niran’s implementation, starting with the graphics presets capability.
Graphics presets, a capability contributed by Jonathan Yap (see STORM-2082), allows users to create, save and use sets of viewer graphics…