Microsoft brings GPU computing to C++ with C++ AMP

Started by Stefan, June 16, 2011, 10:20:35 PM

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QuoteLook out, OpenCL. Microsoft has set its sights on the democratization of development for heterogeneous systems, and it's pulled out the big guns. At the AMD Fusion Developer Summit today, Microsoft's Herb Sutter announced an extension to the C++ language designed to let programmers tap into any DirectCompute-capable graphics hardware for general-purpose tasks.

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