HelloVulkan Introductory Vulkan Sample

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HelloVulkan is a small, introductory Vulkan™ “Hello Triangle” sample which shows how to set up a window, set up a Vulkan context, and render a triangle. This sample is designed to help you get started with Vulkan and does not use any wrappers or helper libraries – pure Vulkan all the way.

For more information about Vulkan, visit GPUOpen’s Vulkan page.

System requirements

  • AMD Radeon™ GCN-based GPU (HD 7000 series or newer)
    • Or other Vulkan™ compatible discrete GPU
  • 64-bit Windows® 7 (SP1 with the Platform Update), Windows® 8.1, or Windows® 10
  • Visual Studio® 2013 or Visual Studio® 2015
  • Graphics driver with Vulkan support
    • For example, AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.5.2 or later
  • The Vulkan SDK must be installed

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