Categories: Game Development, HowTo, Microsoft DirectX, OpenGL, Tutorial Tags: column-major, direct3d, glsl, hlsl, howto, matrix, normal, opengl, position, Programming, projection, row-major, vertex shader, view
GLSL shader for Radeon HD 5870 analyzed on a GTX 460
InteliShade is a Visual Studio plugin allowing you to have code outlining and intellisense when editing HLSL code in your projects. InteliShade 3.0 supports Visual Studio 2005 and 2008 and is available as a free download.
Categories: Game Development, Microsoft DirectX, OpenGL, Programming, SDK Tags: 3d graphics programming, c for graphics, cg, game development, glsl, gpu, hlsl, NVIDIA, real time shader, shader, toolkit
FX Composer 2.5, the latest version of NVIDIA’s powerful shader development environment, has been released.
FX Composer supports DirectX, OpenGL, HLSL, Collada FX, and CgFX, as well as the .fbx, .x, .3ds, .obj, and .dae file formats for importing geometry.
Version 2.5 adds:
* DirectX 10 support, including geometry shaders and stream out
* Particle Systems
* Visual Styles
* Major User Interface Improvements
* Remote Control over TCP/IP
* Support for the NVIDIA Shader Debugger
* New Sample Projects
You can download FXC HERE – exe (221Mb).
Categories: Microsoft DirectX, OpenGL, Programming Tags: cg, fragment program, game development, gamedev, glsl, graphics programming, hlsl, Microsoft DirectX, pixel shader, profiling, shaderperf, vertex program, vertex shader
NVIDIA ShaderPerf is a command-line shader profiling utility and C API that reports detailed shader performance metrics for a wide range of GPUs.
ShaderPerf wokrs with GLSL vertex and fragment programs, HLSL vertex and pixel shaders and Cg shaders.
ShaderPerf 2.0 includes several new features:
* GeForce 8 series support
* Pixel Shader Differencing
* Vertex Shader Analysis
ShaderPerf outputs the following for any shader that you analyze:
* Cycle count
* Register usage
* Driver-optimized shader instruction list
* Vertex and pixel throughput estimates
More information and download HERE.