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Intel Mesa driver for Linux is now OpenGL 4.6 conformant

Khronos announced the conformance program for OpenGL 4.6 and Intel has successfully passed conformance tests for its GPU models for the Mesa Linux driver. For specifics on the conformant hardware you can check the list of conformant OpenGL products at the Khronos website. Learn more about these drivers and the OpenGL conformance tests and why they are important to you.

Feb 01, 2018 | Read article... | Permalink

Khronos Launches OpenGL 4.6 Adopters Program - Conformance Test Suite in Open Source

The Khronos Group announces the launch of the OpenGL 4.6 Adopters Program to enable implementations to become officially conformant to the latest generation OpenGL specification. The significantly enhanced OpenGL 4.6 Conformance Test Suite used in the Adopters Program has been released in open source on GitHub to enable industry participation in testing and ongoing conformance test suite improvements. General information on Khronos Adopters Programs can be found here.

Jan 31, 2018 | Read article... | Permalink

Khronos @ GDC 2018

The Khronos Group will be at GDC & VRDC 2018. Be sure to mark us in your calendar for the Khronos Dev Day on March 19th in Moscone, West Hall, Room 3022. This years sessions are now posted and include WebGL, glTF, OpenXR and Vulkan.  Be sure to book mark the Khronos GDC event page and checkout some of our other upcoming events and meet ups.

Jan 30, 2018 | Read article... | Permalink

New Optimized OpenGL/Graphics Math (glm) for C - feedback requested

There is a new optimized OpenGL/Graphics Math for C. The original glm library is for C++ only (templates, namespaces, classes…). This new library is targeted to C99 but currently you can use it for C89 safely by language extensions. Almost all functions (inline versions) and parameters are documented inside related headers. Complete documentation is in progress. Feedback is welcome on the OpenGL forums.

Jan 11, 2018 | Read article... | Permalink

Plumeria Smart Creator 3 Shows Off OpenGL with Physics

Plumeria Smart Creator 3.3 has been released. It features an error free visual programming experience with an infinite loop AI, a crash preventer, and a syntax error blocker. New to version 3.3 is a full 3D Physics motion engine with oriented bounding boxes and spheres. It also includes the Apple Attack Pack with three free games all made entirely in PlumeriaSC 3.3. Apple Attack, which has just been released, presents Grandma Smith who is trying to vacuum her apples from her apple trees before aliens destroy them.

Jan 02, 2018 | Read article... | Permalink

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