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Besides OpenGL 4.5, the Khronos Group announced from SIGGRAPH 2014 in Vancouver today the release of the provisional specification for SPIR 2.0.
11 August 2014 - SPIR 2.0
Well, the next-gen OpenGL didn't end up being OpenGL 5.0 but is being billed as OpenGL 4.5. Regardless, the OpenGL 4.5 specification is out now.
11 August 2014 - OpenGL 4.5 - 65 Comments
Wednesday is the day we've been waiting for when hopefully the lid will be lifted on OpenGL 5 by the Khronos Group.
10 August 2014 - OpenGL 5 - 34 Comments
The Khronos Group has shared details about their BoF sessions to be hosted next month during SIGGRAPH and it includes detailing the next-generation OpenGL / OpenGL ES specifications.
15 July 2014 - OpenGL 5.0? - 74 Comments
The Khronos Group this morning released an updated version of the OpenVX 1.0 provisional specification.
11 July 2014 - OpenVX 1.0 - 4 Comments
Intel has asked AMD about access to their Mantle technology for experimenting with this graphics API alternative to Direct3D and OpenGL.
24 June 2014 - Mantle - 74 Comments
PHP 5.6 is on track for its official release this summer as a major update to PHP5 while those looking to do some pre-production testing, RC1 is now available.
20 June 2014 - PHP 5.6 - 5 Comments
The Khronos OpenGL ES Working Group has today released their conformance tests for the OpenGL ES 3.1 specification and launched the OpenGL ES 3.1 Adopter Program.
6 June 2014 - OpenGL ES 3.1
At Apple's WWDC conference today they have just unveiled Metal, a new 3D graphics API to compete with OpenGL.
2 June 2014 - Metal API - 142 Comments
APITest is the latest open-source graphics application incorporated within the Phoronix Test Suite and OpenBenchmarking.org for carrying out OpenGL benchmarks on Linux systems.
1 June 2014 - APITest - 1 Comment
A former AMD software engineer that's now working at Firaxis Games -- including his role as working on the graphics for Civilization V -- has come out to say that "OpenGL is broken."
31 May 2014 - OpenGL - 122 Comments
PHP developers have shared they are currently developing phpng, a next-generation branch of the code working towards JIT compilation.
28 May 2014 - PHPNG - 7 Comments
After about a year of development and lots of code changes committed, Perl 5.20 has been released.
27 May 2014 - Perl 5.20
Along a similar theme to Rich Geldreich's recent post on A Game Developer's Perspective On Linux Driver Quality, here are some OpenGL sample tests of OpenGL 3.2 through OpenGL 4.4 with many different graphics drivers.
13 May 2014 - OpenGL - 27 Comments
Rich Geldreich of Valve has written a opinion piece on the gripes he has with OpenGL.
12 May 2014 - OpenGL - 43 Comments
While OpenGL 5.0 hasn't been released yet, there's already much speculation what the future holds for OpenGL as more companies look at optimizing its performance and 3D capabilities.
3 May 2014 - OpenGL 5.0 - 20 Comments
As some other interesting Game Developer's Conference slides, all of the Khronos Group content is now available.
21 March 2014 - Khronos
Facebook has announced Hack, a new scripting language based primarily on PHP and powered by their HHVM interpreter.
20 March 2014 - Hack - 10 Comments
Khronos is having another fun day at the Game Developer's Conference by releasing an update to the OpenGL 4.4 graphics API.
20 March 2014 - Khronos - 2 Comments
Rounding out today's Khronos Group announcements of WebCL 1.0 and EGL 1.5 from the Game Developer's Conference is word of a new provisional specification for SYCL.
19 March 2014 - SYCL - 3 Comments
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