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As a follow-up to last week's "Vulkan" trademark by the Khronos Group and mulling it over this weekend, I've now been able to confirm with two independent entities that Vulkan is indeed the next-gen graphics API designed as the successor to OpenGL for high performance 2D/3D graphics.
2 March 2015 - Vulkan API - 32 Comments
I'm still working on any sort of possible confirmation from the Khronos Group and other OpenGL stakeholders whether Vulkan is the name of the next-generation OpenGL API, but alas, on the weekend and being just a few days before the announcement, nothing has been confirmed.
1 March 2015 - VULKAN - 60 Comments
The Khronos Group filed a trademark request earlier this month with the USPTO over the name Vulkan as it pertains to drawing 2D/3D graphics... Vulkan might be the name of the next-generation OpenGL specification due to be announced next week.
28 February 2015 - Vulkan - 50 Comments
The HTTP/2 and HPACK specifications have been formally approved by the IESG.
18 February 2015 - HTTP 2.0 - 8 Comments
Earlier this month a GDC 2015 session was listed for showing off "glNext", the next-generation OpenGL. This major advancement for a cross-platform, multi-purpose graphics API is going to be presented by Valve, Epic Games, Unity, and the Khronos Group, among others. Besides the GDC session for glNext, on the same day they'll be having a separate event about this new API.
16 February 2015 - glNext - 45 Comments
For those that missed it, VESA published the Embedded DisplayPort 1.4a specification this week. This new version has VESA Display Stream Compression and will support laptop panels up to 8K.
11 February 2015 - eDP 1.4a - 19 Comments
To no huge surprise, the next-generation OpenGL standard will be shown off next month at GDC 2015.
2 February 2015 - glNext - 72 Comments
Since last year the Khronos Group and their partners have been busy working on "OpenGL-Next" as the first huge overhaul to the OpenGL API and designed to compete with AMD's Mantle, Microsoft DirectX 12, and Apple's Metal. They're still working towards this new API but they need your help.
16 January 2015 - OpenGL Survey
Lua 5.3 was released today with a variety of new features for this lightweight scripting language.
12 January 2015 - Lua 5.3 - 6 Comments
Since a few weeks ago, all non-cached API and web traffic of Wikipedia is being served by Facebook's HHVM rather than PHP proper.
6 January 2015 - HHVM - 15 Comments
The C++ file-system technical specification has been unanimously approved for the ISO C++ committee.
5 January 2015 - C++ FS TS - 23 Comments
The Khronos Group has released updated versions of the OpenCL and SYCL specifications from the Super Computing 2014 conference in New Orleans.
18 November 2014 - SC14 - 1 Comment
The Khronos Group has finalized and released their first formal specification for the cross-platform, royalty-free OpenVX standard.
20 October 2014 - OpenVX
New to the OpenGL SDK is the integration of GLUS.
15 October 2014 - GLUS - 14 Comments
The Cf4ocl project is a GPLv3/LGPLv3 initiative to provide an object-oriented interface to the OpenCL API that's OpenCL version independent.
14 October 2014 - Cf4ocl - 7 Comments
Frank Karlitschek, the founder of the ownCloud project, is making the case that PHP isn't that bad of a scripting language and should be taken to the next level with its shortcomings addressed so it can regain some of its popularity.
2 October 2014 - PHP - 57 Comments
One week after the DisplayPort 1.3 debut, VESA this morning is announcing a new advancement to the DisplayPort standard: DisplayPort over USB.
22 September 2014 - VESA - 15 Comments
Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu Linux, has joined the Khronos Group to help push open, cross-platform, industry-standard APIs.
21 August 2014 - Mir - 79 Comments
Earlier this month at SIGGRAPH Vancouver we were surprised yet delighted by the news of Khronos developing a next-generation graphics API following OpenGL 4.5. All of the Khronos Group slides about OpenGL 4.5, OpenGL-Next, and their other industry-standard APIs have now been published from their SIGGRAPH track.
20 August 2014 - Next-Gen OpenGL - 49 Comments
The ISO C++14 draft international standard was unanimously approved and is now clear for publication.
19 August 2014 - C++14 - 15 Comments
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