Khronos Needs Your Help Naming The Next-Generation OpenGL
Written by Michael Larabel in Standards on 16 January 2015 at 12:35 PM EST. Add A Comment
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.

The Khronos Group has just launched a survey where they're looking for graphics API feedback from graphics application developers. The questions are about your views on OpenGL, OpenGL ES, WebGL, the relationship between the Khronos APIs, and other comments you might have for the team.

Those wishing to help out Khronos to make their next-generation graphics API even better, fill out their survey at
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