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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
The Khronos Group released OpenROAD today at SIGGRAPH 2014 showing off all of their cross-platform, industry-standard APIs.
13 August 2014 - Khronos Group - 8 Comments
As some surprising news this morning beyond the Khronos Group working on a new, next-generation API to succeed OpenGL in its current form, Microsoft is back to investing in GL.
11 August 2014 - WebGL - 36 Comments
The Khronos Group this morning announced OpenGL 4.5 (not OpenGL 5.0 as hoped for), but in announcing GL 4.5 from SIGGRAPH 2014 they also announced a call for participation to develop a new graphics API.
11 August 2014 - Next-Gen OpenGL - 51 Comments
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
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