Blazing CodeXL 2.2 is here!

A new release of the CodeXL open-source developer tool is out! Here’s the hot new stuff in this release: New platforms support Support Linux systems …

Performance Tweets Series: Debugging & Robustness

Prior to explicit graphics APIs a lot of draw-time validation was performed to ensure that resources were synchronized and everything set up correctly. A side-effect of this robustness …

Performance Tweets Series: Rendering and Optimizations

Direct3D® 12 and Vulkan™ significantly reduce CPU overhead and provide new tools to better use the GPU. For instance, one common use case for the …

Performance Tweets Series: Streaming & Memory Management

As promised, we’re back and today I’m going to cover how to get resources to and from the GPU. In the last post, we learned …

CodeXL 2.1 is out and Searing hot with Vulkan

A new CodeXL release is out! For the first time the AMD Developer Tools group worked on this release on the CodeXL GitHub public repository, …

Performance Tweets Series: Resource Creation

Resource creation and management has changed dramatically in Direct3D® and Vulkan™ compared to previous APIs. In older APIs, memory is managed transparently by the driver. …

CodeXL 2.0 is Here and Open Source

CodeXL major release 2.0 is out! It is chock-full of new features and a drastic change in the CodeXL development model: CodeXL is now open …