C++ AMP Highlighted in BUILD 2013 Keynote

Over the past two days at BUILD 2013, Microsoft unveiled a lot of developer goodness with Windows 8.1 Preview, Visual Studio 2013 and .NET 4.5.1. Previews. Apart from these, BUILD conference also used the latest version of C++ AMP to demonstrate how C++ developers can take advantage of parallelism in the GPU. In the day…


What’s new for C++ AMP in Visual Studio 2013

Since the first release of C++ AMP in Visual Studio 2012 nearly 8 months ago, we have been working hard to bring you the next set of C++ AMP features. BUILD 2013 day 2 keynote demo provided a snapshot of C++ AMP in Visual Studio 2013. In this post, we will delve into the C++…


Simultaneous CPU/GPU Debugging in Visual Studio 2013

The debugging support introduced for C++ AMP in Visual Studio 2012 has been extended in Visual Studio 2013 when running on Windows 8.1 so that you are able to debug both the CPU and GPU parts of your C++ AMP application simultaneously. In this post I’ll show you how to get started. 1. Configure your project…


Using C++ AMP to Build the Aviary Photo Editor

This is a guest post from Aviary that details their experience using C++ AMP.   Hi all,   My name is Chevon Christie, and I am the lead Windows and Windows Phone engineer at Aviary. If you haven’t heard of us yet, you’re in for a treat. Aviary creates the world’s best photo editing SDK…


Scan algorithms in C++ AMP Algorithms Library

Hi there! I wanted to let you know that we recently added important algorithms to our C++ AMP Algorithms Library: these are scan, segmented scan, multiscan. If you have not heard before about C++ AMP Algorithms Library, then I encourage you to visit our CodePlex page. In essence, it is a collection of STL-like parallel…