Microsoft sends out new Direct3D API

Posted on Thursday, Apr 13 2006 @ 12:11 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
A couple of days ago Microsoft gave game developers a new version of its Direct3D graphics API.
Slowly but surely we are seeing Microsoft's next DirectX platform taking shape. The most recent driver update, published today, does not reveal much of the functionality to users yet, but game developers will be able to send their code through another update and test track.

According to the blog of Sebastien St-Laurent, a software engineer in Microsoft's Game Studios, the April technology preview "provides reference material, conceptual content, developer libraries, tutorials and samples that demonstrate how to use Direct3D 10."
More details over here.


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