Past Issues January 2009
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IN THIS ISSUE:
» New Release: Framewave 1.3 now available for download
» New Release: ATI Compress 1.7 now available for download
» New Release: The Compressonator 1.50 now available for download
» Updated: Develop Blazing Fast Code with Microsoft Visual Studio® 2008 and AMD Tools
» Inlining Information Hidden in the Hotspot JVM
» Conference Presentations: AMD's ACM Siggraph Asia Sketches
» Recently Added to developer.amd.com
» Upcoming Sponsored Events
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New Release: Framewave 1.3 now available for download

New Release: Framewave 1.3 now available for download
This release of the Framewave library includes:
  • Enhanced color space conversion
  • New memory management convenience functions
  • New convert functions
  • Advanced optimization of JPEG routines
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New Release: ATI Compress 1.7 now available for download New Release: ATI Compress 1.7 now available for download
This release of the texture compression library adds:
  • New ATI_TC_Speed compression option with new fast & super-fast compression modes
  • New ATI_TC_FORMAT_RGB_888 texture format
  • New ATI_Compress_Test & ATI_Compress_Benchmark sample applications
  • and more
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New Release: The Compressonator 1.50 now available for download New Release: The Compressonator 1.50 now available for download
This release of the compressing tool adds:
  • New 64-bit Windows version
  • New fast & super-fast compression modes in ATI_Compressor plugin
  • Online version checking for the most recent Compressonator version
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Updated: Develop Blazing Fast Code with Microsoft Visual Studio® 2008 and AMD Tools Updated: Develop Blazing Fast Code with Microsoft Visual Studio® 2008 and AMD Tools

To get the fastest performance on Windows and Vista, Visual Studio 2008 is the way to go and the AMD contribution is a big part of the reason. AMD's performance toolbox, however, has other resources that are adapted to the Visual Studio 2008 release, including highly optimized libraries, and a software performance analyzer.

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Inlining Information Hidden in the Hotspot JVM Inlining Information Hidden in the Hotspot JVM

Inlined Java methods pose a challenge for JVMTI when you’re trying to troubleshoot a performance problem.  AMD’s Java Labs is prototyping a software process to solve this problem. The main idea is that the Hotspot JVM contains hidden information about methods that are inlined. We have found a way to make this information visible to external tools through the JVMTI layer, without altering the JVMTI specification.

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Conference Presentations: AMD's ACM Siggraph Asia Sketches Conference Presentations: AMD's ACM Siggraph Asia Sketches

View the presentations and movies for these sessions:
  • GPU-Based Scene Management for Rendering Large Crowds
  • GPU Crowd Simulation
  • GPU Tessellation for Detailed, Animated Crowds
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Code Faster Recently Added to developer.amd.com

 Just Released: GPU MeshMapper
 Just Released: ES Emulator 1.3
 Just Just Released: RenderMonkey™ 1.82
 Just Released: AMD Tootle 2.1

 
 
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