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Mesa Open-Source 3D Drivers Experienced Record Growth In 2022   Mesa   2022-12-29
Vulkan 1.3.235 Released With New VK_EXT_descriptor_buffer Extension   Vulkan   2022-11-17
NVK Vulkan Driver Starting Work On New Compiler   Nouveau   2022-11-08
Open-Source NVIDIA Vulkan "NVK" Driver Continues Progressing   NVIDIA   2022-10-04
Intel Gallium3D "Iris" Driver Changes Merged For Rusticl's OpenCL 3.0   Intel   2022-09-22
RADV Driver Switches To 100% Dynamic Rendering   Vulkan   2022-09-09
RADV Prepares To Switch Completely To Dynamic Rendering   Radeon   2022-08-24
Open-Source NVIDIA Vulkan Driver "NVK" Sees Uptick In Activity This Week   Mesa   2022-08-21
Linux 5.19 Advances In Quest To Improve Explicit Synchronization For Graphics   Linux Kernel   2022-06-10
Red Hat Experimenting With "NVK" Nouveau Open-Source Vulkan Driver   Nouveau   2022-06-02
PanVK Pulls Back From Advertising Vulkan 1.1 For Now   Mesa   2022-03-15
Panfrost's Vulkan Driver Progressing On Compute Shaders   Mesa   2022-03-09
NIR Continues Successfully Serving The Needs Of Mesa, Better Suited Than LLVM   Mesa   2022-01-29
Intel's Former Vulkan Driver Lead Dev Lands Great Role For Improving Linux Graphics   Mesa   2022-01-17
RADV Now Uses Common Sync Framework For More Mesa Driver Code Sharing   Mesa   2022-01-02
Mesa Open-Source GPU Drivers Enjoyed Near-Record Growth In 2021, Valve Dev Top Contributor   Mesa   2021-12-26
Intel's Lead Developer Of Their Linux Vulkan Driver Has Left The Company   Intel   2021-12-19
Intel's i965 Mesa Classic OpenGL Driver Will Stick Around A Bit Longer   Mesa   2021-10-29
Intel Talks More About Their Open-Source Vulkan Ray-Tracing Bring-Up   Intel   2021-09-16
Vulkan 1.2.185 Introduces Several New Extensions - Includes Presentation Work Led By Valve   Vulkan   2021-07-20
Intel Proposes Calibrated Timestamps As It Works Towards Vulkan Video   Vulkan   2021-05-02
AMD Proposing Redesign For How Linux GPU Drivers Work - Explicit Fences Everywhere   Mesa   2021-04-20
Mesa Vulkan Drivers Get A Common Dispatch Framework For Better Code Sharing   Mesa   2021-02-02
Mesa Enjoyed A Record-Setting Year With Intel G3D Default, RADV ACO, Faster Performance   Mesa   2021-01-01
Intel Begins Their Open-Source Driver Support For Vulkan Ray-Tracing With Xe HPG   Intel   2020-10-28
Intel Iris Gallium3D Driver Adds Compute Kernel Support In Mesa 20.3   Intel   2020-08-12
Vulkan 1.2.149 Released With Another Extension For Helping The Likes Of DXVK   Vulkan   2020-08-03
Intel Gen11+ Graphics See An Easy Bump On Mesa 20.1-devel   Intel   2020-04-28
Intel NIR I/O Vectorization Ported From The AMD ACO Back-End - ~10% Performance Boost   Intel   2020-03-29
Intel Boosts Gen7 GPU Vulkan Compute Performance By ~330% For Geekbench   Intel   2020-02-25
Mesa Development Activity Was Up By ~20% In 2019, Just Under 3 Million Lines Of Code   Mesa   2020-01-03
Intel iGPU Linux Gamers May Be Better Off With The "Powersave" Governor   Linux Gaming   2019-12-18
Intel's Vulkan Driver To Lower CPU Overhead With Mesa 20.0   Intel   2019-11-18
Intel's ANV Vulkan Driver Overhauls Its Buffer Allocation Code   Intel   2019-10-31
Mesa 19.2-RC1 Released But Intel Still Looking To Add OpenGL 4.6 Support   Mesa   2019-08-20
Intel's Icelake Gen11 OpenGL & Vulkan Driver Support Is Now Considered Feature-Complete   Intel   2019-05-03
Mesa Is About To Crack 2.7 Million Lines   Mesa   2019-04-29
NIR Improvements Land In Mesa 19.1, Helping RadeonSI & Intel   Mesa   2019-03-13
Mesa 19.0 Picks Up Intel NIR Caching Patches To Help With Shader Re-Compiles   Mesa   2019-01-11
Intel's ANV Vulkan Driver Aiming For Transform Feedback In Mesa 19.0, Helping DXVK   Intel   2019-01-09
Intel Iris Gallium3D Open-Source Driver Continues Speeding Along   Intel   2018-11-27
NVIDIA 396.54.09 Vulkan Driver Released With Transform Feedback, Intel ANV Gets TF Too   Vulkan   2018-10-13
Intel's Vulkan Driver Is Working On A NIR Cache   Intel   2018-10-13
Vulkan Working On New Timeline Semaphores Feature   Vulkan   2018-09-26
AMD's Marek Olšák Is Dominating Mesa Open-Source GPU Driver Development This Year   Mesa   2018-09-12
Intel Has Quietly Been Working On A New Gallium3D Driver Being Called "Iris"   Intel   2018-08-17
VK_KHR_8bit_storage Gets Wired Into Intel's ANV Vulkan Driver, Patches Available   Intel   2018-07-09
Intel ANV Driver Moves Forward With Vulkan 1.1.80 / KHR_create_renderpass2   Intel   2018-07-08
Intel ANV Vulkan Driver Now Supports Automatic On-Disk Shader Cache   Intel   2018-07-02
Intel NIR Optimizations Land In Mesa 18.2 That Help Skyrim With DXVK   Mesa   2018-07-02
Intel Vulkan Driver Patches Make For Playable Experience With Skyrim On DXVK   Intel   2018-06-30
Intel's Mesa Driver Prepares To Kill Off The Blitter   Intel   2018-05-13
MSAA Fast Clears Flipped On For Intel ANV Vulkan Driver   Mesa   2018-03-01
Mesa Grew By Nearly 250,000 Lines Of Code In 2017 Across 10k Commits   Mesa   2018-01-02
ANV Enables UBO Pushing For Another Extra Bit Of Performance   Intel   2017-12-09
16-Bit Storage, variablePointers Land For ANV Vulkan Driver   Mesa   2017-12-06
Many Vulkan Changes Hit Mesa 17.4-dev Git   Mesa   2017-12-04
Intel Vulkan Driver Preparing For Faster MSAA Performance   Intel   2017-11-13
Intel ANV Vulkan Driver Patches For Cross-Stage Link Optimizations   Intel   2017-10-29
Mesa 17.3 By The Numbers   Mesa   2017-10-24
i965 Shader Cache Revised As It Still Might Squeeze Into Mesa 17.3   Mesa   2017-10-22
Mesa Is Up To About 8,000 Commits This Year, 2.2 Million Lines   Mesa   2017-10-10
Intel Lands Vulkan External Fences Support   Intel   2017-08-29
Mesa Is On Track Again To See More Than 10,000 Commits This Year   Mesa   2017-08-07
VK_KHR_external_semaphore Being Prepped For Intel ANV Vulkan   Intel   2017-08-04
Vulkan 1.0.54 Lands In Mesa For Intel ANV, Some RADV Extensions   Mesa   2017-07-15
Intel Haswell May Soon See Less Hangs With Mesa   Mesa   2017-06-13
Intel Gen 4~5 BLORPing Happens With Mesa 17.2 Git   Mesa   2017-05-26
Intel Developer BLORPs Older Hardware, May Help With Some Bugs   Intel   2017-05-16
VK_KHX_multiview Ready For Landing Within ANV, VK_KHX_external_memory Lands   Intel   2017-04-28
Intel Vulkan Driver Preps External Memory Extensions For Mesa 17.2   Mesa   2017-04-15
Vulkan's VK_KHR_incremental_present Now Supported By Mesa's ANV/RADV Drivers   Mesa   2017-04-04
Mesa Has Seen Over 90k Commits, Nearly Two Million Lines Of Code   Mesa   2017-03-29
Intel's Vulkan Driver Working On VK_KHX_multiview Support   Intel   2017-03-23
Pipeline Statistic Queries Land In Mesa ANV   Intel   2017-03-18
Pipeline Statistics Queries Wired Up For Intel ANV Vulkan Driver   Intel   2017-03-15
Intel ANV Driver Gets Patches For VK_KHX_external_memory Extensions   Intel   2017-02-27
Mesa, Vulkan & Other Driver Talks From 2017 Embedded Linux Conference   Linux Events   2017-02-25
MSAA Compression Lands In Intel's Vulkan Driver, Big Win When Using Anti-Aliasing   Intel   2017-02-23
MSAA Compression Support For Intel's ANV Vulkan Driver   Vulkan   2017-02-20
Intel's ANV Vulkan Driver Gets An Important Performance Fix For Broadwell   Intel   2017-02-14
Vulkan 1.0.39 Adds A Number Of New Extensions   Vulkan   2017-01-23
Mesa Saw More Than 10,000 Commits This Year From Record Number Of Contributors   Mesa   2016-12-31
Intel ILO Gallium3D Driver Proposed For Removal, But Could Have Future Use-Cases   Mesa   2016-12-06
Intel Vulkan Linux Driver Now Has Patches For Fast Clears   Intel   2016-11-19
Intel Vulkan Linux Driver Lands Color Compression Support For Skylake   Intel   2016-11-17
Intel's Vulkan Linux Driver Gets ~30% Performance Boost, Now Faster Than OpenGL   Intel   2016-11-01
Mesa Development Has Gone Wild This Year   Mesa   2016-10-14
We Might Never See A New OpenGL Version, At Least Not For A Long Time   Standards   2016-10-01
Mesa 13.0 Planning For Release At End Of October, Might Include RADV Vulkan   Mesa   2016-09-30
The Open-Source Intel Vulkan Linux Driver's Anatomy   Intel   2016-09-22
The Interesting Wayland/Vulkan/Graphics Talks Happening This Month At XDC2016   X.Org   2016-09-08
Mesa Has Already Seen More Code Changes This Year Than All Of 2015   Mesa   2016-08-31
Mesa Is Almost Back Up To 1.9 Million Lines Of Code   Mesa   2016-07-10
Intel's Vulkan Linux Driver Should Now Work With Dota 2   Intel   2016-06-14
Multiple OpenGL 4.x Adjustments Hits Mainline Mesa   Mesa   2016-05-24
Intel Is Getting Very Close With Its Last Extension For OpenGL 4.3   Intel   2016-05-21
A TODO List For Intel's Linux Vulkan Driver   Intel   2016-05-20
Intel's Vulkan Driver Merged Into Mainline Mesa   Vulkan   2016-04-15
Intel's Vulkan Driver Should Be Merged Into Mainline Mesa Very Soon   Intel   2016-04-06
A Gallium3D State Tracker For Vulkan?   Mesa   2016-02-17
Mesa Vulkan Branch Published For Intel Linux Support   Intel   2016-02-16
There Is One Week To Go To The Vulkan Webinar   Vulkan   2016-02-11
Intel Open-Source Developer Talks About Vulkan   Vulkan   2016-01-31
Mesa Saw The Most Commits Last Year Since 2010   Mesa   2016-01-01
NIR Mesa Functions Support Is Coming Along With SPIR-V To NIR   Mesa   2015-12-26
Intel's Mesa Driver Now Uses NIR By Default For Vertex Shaders   Mesa   2015-08-20
With Mesa 11.0 Coming, A Look At Development Stats   Mesa   2015-08-17
Intel Mesa Driver Starts Using NIR By Default For Fragment Shaders   Mesa   2015-04-11
Mesa Is At Nearly 1,500 Commits This Year   Mesa   2015-03-26
Intel Will Be Turning NIR On By Default In Their Mesa Driver   Intel   2015-03-19
NIR Lands In Mesa, New IR Started By High Schooler Intern At Intel   Mesa   2015-01-15
NIR Has Been Revised As A New IR For Mesa   Mesa   2014-12-18
The Developers Leading Wayland This Year   Wayland   2014-09-10
Wayland's Weston Is Past 90,000 Lines   Wayland   2014-05-19
Wayland Gains Fullscreen Shell, Screen Sharing Support   Wayland   2014-04-04
Weston Work Still Ongoing For A Fullscreen Shell Protocol   Wayland   2014-02-26
Wayland's Weston Was Rapidly On The Rise This Year   Wayland   2013-12-27
Weston's Wayland Back-End Gets More Features   Wayland   2013-11-09
Improvements Coming To Weston's Wayland Back-End   Wayland   2013-10-28
Wayland's Fullscreen Shell Protocol Is Still Baking   Wayland   2013-10-24
Proposing A Wayland System Compositor Protocol   Wayland   2013-08-25
Wayland Gains Client/Server-Side Language Bindings   Wayland   2013-08-19
Java Bindings Come To Wayland For Android   Wayland   2013-01-10