Windows Developer News for the week of Aug. 20th, 2010

This was a heck of a week for the Windows Developer Center.  In summary: The browsable list of Windows Programming Topics was updated with pivot tables We launched a new learning path for Programming with Power Management Direct Compute 250: Integration with the Graphics Pipeline  was featured on Channel 9 We reorganized many key pages on…

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Windows Developer News for the week of Aug. 13th, 2010

News and Updates Chapters 6,7, and 8 for the Hilo series have been published.  If you are trying to learn how to write a windows app, this is one of the best places to start.  Chapter 6 of the Hilo series covers Hilo integration with D2D.  Chapter 7 covers how Hilo is using Windows animation…

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Windows Developer News… Offline Docs, DirectCompute lecture series update, and more!

This week, the DirectCompute lecture series was featured on Channel 9 and the Jason Yang from AMD will be answering questions in response to the Basics of DirectCompute Application Developmentvideo.  So, if you have DirectCompute questions, jump in there – this is your chance to interface with industry leaders.  Some of the sample code discussed…

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DirectCompute Experts Answering Questions on Channel 9 and other Windows Developer news…

Over the past two weeks, the DirectCompute lecture series have been getting promoted on Channel 9’s front page.  This will continue through August with a new lecture being promoted every Wednesday morning.  We’ve been asking the experts to participate in the comment discussion the week their lecture was promoted so make sure to ask questions…

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Hilo Chapter 4 and new DirectCompute lectures live

So we just finished updating the Hilo article series to include another chapter.  This chapter covers the design considerations that were made before the team underwent development with the project.  They covered a number of interesting brainstorming and design topics that are uncommon for MSDN.  For example, check out the bubble diagram they used: They…

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Basics of DirectCompute now live on Channel 9

The fourth video in the DirectCompute series, Basics of DirectCompute, is now live on Channel 9.  In this video, Jason Yang from ATI/AMD teaches you the basics of developing applications that use DirectCompute.  The following topics are covered: Instantiating a DirectCompute device Writing and Compiling DirectCompute code Executing DirectCompute code on the GPU Retrieving resulting…

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New Videos for DirectCompute Lecture Series

We just finished posting the third video in the DirectCompute lecture series.  The video is titled: DirectCompute 110: Memory Patterns.  In this video, Matt Sandy, a program manager on the DirectX team, provides an in depth look at memory usage patterns in DirectCompute.  The following topics are covered by this video: An overview of how memory…

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DirectCompute Lecture Series coming soon…

I’m excited to announce that we will be kicking off an exciting lecture series on DirectCompute.  The series will open with a round table hosted by Robert Hess featuring thought leaders in the space of parallel computing.   The DirectCompute Lecture Series will be a series of video lectures held by seasoned developers experienced with…

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