Kazan Continues Making Progress As A CPU-Based Vulkan Implementation
Written by Michael Larabel in Vulkan on 25 September 2017 at 10:47 AM EDT. 10 Comments
While Google Summer of Code ended one month ago, Jacob Lifshay has continued working on his "Vulkan-CPU" project now known as Kazan. He's certainly making progress on this CPU-based Vulkan implementation.

Some recent progress on Kazan includes:

- Work on the X11 windowing system integration (WSI).

- Support for Vulkan fences and command pools.

- In-progress for KHR swapchain and KHR surface.

- He's got SDL2's testvulkan tester now running.

- Implementing device memory.

- Started work on creating a graphics pipeline through the Vulkan API.

- VkDescriptorSetLayout support.

- Implementing uniforms and matrix multiplication.

- Other Vulkan API implementations and fixes.

Those wanting to check out the latest state of this Kazan Vulkan implementation can find it on GitHub.
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