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Complete OpenGL 4.6 Core Profile Wrapper for C++11

Looking for complete set of C++11 classes to wrap OpenGL 4.6 that relies on modern Direct State Access (DSA) usage?  Try Ali Can Demiralp’s wrapper on based on GLEW 2.1.  Also supports CUDA interoperation and GLM for OpenGL Mathematics.

Aug 15, 2017 | Read article... | Permalink

Google Earth Pro now defaults to OpenGL

If you decide to install Google Earth today, you will be interacting with the Pro version. In the past you had the option to switch between DirectX or OpenGL when running Google Earth on Windows, now the application defaults to OpenGL mode. Learn about the other improvements.

Aug 14, 2017 | Read article... | Permalink

SIGGRAPH 2017 Khronos Roundup

With SIGGRAPH 2017 almost behind us, we wanted to ensure you could find everything Khronos related one place:

Aug 08, 2017 | Read article... | Permalink

GPU Caps Viewer 1.36 Released with OpenGL 4.6 Support

OpenGL 4.6 adds support for SPIR-V extensions (GL_ARB_spirv_extensions) so you can tell what OpenGL extensions have corresponding SPIR-V support.  The GPU Caps Viewer has been updated to report the SPIR-V extensions of OpenGL 4.6 drivers.

Aug 08, 2017 | Read article... | Permalink

NVIDIA OpenGL 4.6 in 2017” SIGGRAPH Presentation Streaming Now

Excited about NVIDIA’s latest driver with OpenGL 4.6 support? But you missed getting the details at SIGGRAPH 2017Watch Jeff Kiel and Mark Kilgard explain OpenGL 4.6, a live demo of Nsight analyzing GFXBench’s OpenGL path, multi-vendor interop, NVIDIA’s open source contributions for graphics, and more.  Alternatively flip through theslides.

Aug 04, 2017 | Read article... | Permalink

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