C++ AMP Feature Matrix on Windows Platform

Hi, I am Meng Zhu, a developer working on C++ AMP and here I would like to make a quick summary about C++ AMP feature availability on Windows platform. Each release of Windows platform brings in a large set of features that C++ AMP utilizes to drive innovation. While we try our best to keep…

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AMD’s Bolt Library uses C++ AMP under the covers

Apart from AMD’s announcement at AMD’s Developer Summit 2013, of an implementation of C++ AMP targeting SPIR and HSAIL, they also announced that Bolt, a C++ Template library for GPU and multicore CPU programming, will have enhanced support for C++ AMP. Bolt, first announced at AFDS 2012, allows you to develop heterogeneous compute accelerated applications…


C++ AMP to target Khronos SPIR and HSAIL

At AMD’s Developer Summit 2013, AMD announced Clang support for C++ AMP via LLVM backend. The project augments Clang and LLVM with C++ AMP and uses Khronos provisional SPIR 1.2 or HSAIL as its underlying compute driver substrate. AMD plans to release version 1.0 of the project (based on C++ AMP Open Specfication v1.2) by March…


Using C++ AMP for modeling and risk analysis

We are happy to announce that a new case study featuring how C++ AMP helps to solve optimization problem has been published. Frontline Systems Inc, is a company that focuses on producing optimization, simulation and data mining software to solve business and engineering problems. They took advantage of C++ Accelerated Massive Parallelism technology in Microsoft…


C++ AMP Algorithms library now supports Visual Studio 2013

Thanks to efforts by Ade Miller, we are happy to announce that you can build C++ AMP Algorithms library using Visual Studio 2013. Apart from this, the latest release 0.9.3, has minor updates to map-reduce sample code and pre-checkin build script. C++ AMP libraries are hosted in codeplex to encourage feedback and contribution from each…