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AMP Released


Heterogeneous C++ AMP Released
AMD, in collaboration with Microsoft®, has released C++ AMP version 1.2 – an open source C++ compiler that implements version 1.2 of the open specification for C++ AMP, available on both Linux and Windows for the first time. Learn more here.


OpenCL™ Webinar


You’re Invited: An Introduction to OpenCL™ Webinar
Join us Wednesday, September 17, for an informative introduction to OpenCL™ and GPU Programming with Chris Mason from Accelerware. Register for this no cost webinar here.


Media SDK v1.1


Media SDKv1.1 Public Beta Now Available
The Media SDKv1.1 beta is now available. It provides the AMD Media Framework library that provides C++ APIs for video encoding and decoding plus much more. Learn more in this new blog post from Media Software Solutions Senior Manager Amit Mookerjee here.


AMD Opteron™ A1100-Series Developer kit Now Available


AMD Opteron™ A1100-Series Developer kit now Available
This kit pairs an AMD Opteron A1100-Series processor with a compliment of system features. Learn more and find out how you can submit your application for this early version developer kit here


AMD Mantle


The Small Batch (and other) Solutions in Mantle API
In his recent presentation at the High Performance Graphics 2014 conference, Mantle Chief Architect Guennadi Riguer discusses the Mantle API, what it is and why to choose it, as well as abstraction level, small batch performance and platform efficiency. View and download it here.


Java 8 Webinar Replay


Watch the Java 8 Webinar Replay
If you weren’t able to join us for our last webinar, “What’s New in Java 8,” presented with Develop Intelligence, you can watch the replay now here.

Education and Events

  • JavaOne, September 28-October 2, San Francisco, CA
  • Visit AMD’s Training Partners for more training options or to schedule a customized training session

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