The Vulkan Programming Guide Is Now 25% Off
Written by Michael Larabel in Vulkan on 6 March 2016 at 01:33 PM EST. 9 Comments
For those preferring a physical book for learning new APIs, the official Vulkan programming guide book is now 25% off.

The Vulkan Programming Guide: The Official Guide to Learning Vulkan book written by AMD's Graham Sellers and Google's John Kessenich opened up for pre-orders in February ahead of the big Vulkan 1.0 launch. The 900+ page book written by these longtime OpenGL developers and were extensively involved with the Vulkan working group, however, will not be shipping until August.

When the book first appeared on Amazon last month, it was 50 some dollars with a list price of $59.99 USD. However, a Phoronix reader has pointed out that the book is now 25% off and is selling for $44.99. It's not clear if this is the permanent new pre-order price or how long this sale will be available. So if you're interested in getting this Vulkan programming guide book, stop by Using our affiliate link also goes to support all of our Linux work at Phoronix. If you already pre-ordered from Amazon, fortunately they have a pre-order price guarantee and will honor the lower price.
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