GeeXLab, the successor of GLSL Hacker, comes with the support of Direct3D 12. It’s not a full support but most of the basic things are available: command lists (CL), pipeline state objects (PSO), constant buffers (CB) and HLSL shaders.
The wizard behind Shadertoy has struk once again with this beautiful demo showing an animated snail.
La Calanque is a nice demo and a heavy pixel shader test based on this Shadertoy demo. This test is perfect to benchmark high-end graphics cards.
Something has recently changed in NVIDIA graphics driver installer because the quick method I used so far to install NVIDIA driver on Mint 17 does not work anymore. Here is a new method I successfully tested with latest R358.16 for Linux and Mint 17 MATE edition: