Google Releases ION OpenGL Open-Source Library

Written by Michael Larabel in Google on 9 February 2016 at 10:11 PM EST. Add A Comment
Google engineers have open-sourced today a new suite of libraries and tools relating to OpenGL called ION.

Details are limited thus far and without yet diving into the source code, ION is described as "a portable suite of libraries and tools for building client applications, especially graphical ones. It is small, fast, and robust, and is cross-platform across many platforms and devices, including desktops, mobile devices, browsers, and other embedded platforms."

ION is a very small binary for mobile platforms and other devices and provides a number of tools for analyzing graphics performance / efficiency, profiles performance with minimal overhead, works on Windows / Linux / OS X / Android / iOS, can be run from a web browser, and while it's listed as an unofficial Google product the page does state: "Used by many teams across Google, running on billions of devices through multiple Google products."

The initial public code releast just happened hours ago and can be found via this GitHub page for those developers wanting to dive more into this code-base.
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