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Cg 2.0 Released by NVIDIA

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Jan 08, 2008

New features and improvements in Cg 2.0: New OpenGL profiles (gp4vp, gp4gp, and gp4fp) for GeForce 8 extensions. Exposure of ew DirectX 10-class features including geometry shaders, bindable constant buffers for uniforms, texture arrays, first-class integer support and more. Support for Apple’s new ‘Leopard’ release of Mac OS X 10.5. New DirectX 9 profiles (hlslv and hlslf) to cross-translate Cg to HLSL. Documentation updates, including Cg Standard Library and standard CgFX states. New examples demonstrating texture-space bump mapping setup via a geometry shaders, shadow volume generation via a geometry shader, bindable constant buffers, and more. Improved compiler code generation. Runtime performance improvements. Compatibility with Cg 1.5.

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