This paper describes two applications that demonstrate problems such as poor or no touch response times and high energy consumption, both of which are critical to app performance and UX. We then discuss how to optimize these applications to resolve these problems.
At GDC 2014, Microsoft announced stunning news for PC Gaming in 2015—the next iteration of Direct3D, version 12. D3D 12 returns to low level programming; it gives more control to game developers and introduces many new exciting features.
Sparse Procedural Volumetric Rendering (SPVR) is a technique for rendering real-time volumetric effects. We’re excited that the upcoming book “GPU Pro 6” will include an SPVR chapter. This document gives some additional details.