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Google Open-Sources ETC2Comp: Super Fast ETC2 Texture Compression

Fri, 2016-09-16 02:49
Google's latest open-source project is ETC2Comp and should be quite exciting for game developers and indirectly will benefit gamers too -- especially mobile gamers and those interested in VR...

Facebook Developers Release HHVM 3.15 With Even More Performance Optimizations

Fri, 2016-09-16 02:39
Facebook developers have announced the release of their HHVM HipHop Virtual Machine as their speed-oriented PHP interpreter. HHVM 3.15 is the project's latest Long-Term Support release...

Mesa Gets Improved For Running On Windows With Cygwin

Fri, 2016-09-16 01:39
Jon Turney has landed his big "Windows-DRI" patch-set in Mesa for improving the support when running GLX applications under under Cygwin. The patches provide direct-to-native-OpenGL for GLX clients running on Cygwin...

GNU Bash 4.4 Released With Wide Variety Of Changes

Fri, 2016-09-16 00:36
GNU Bash 4.4 was released today with a wide variety of new features and changes...

Chrome 54 Beta Brings Custom Elements V1: Create Custom HTML Tags

Thu, 2016-09-15 20:32
Google today is rolling out the Chromium/Chrome 54 web-browser beta, which incorporates several new features for web developers plus media platform improvements for Chrome on Android...

CryENGINE 5.3 Pushed Back One Month, Delaying Vulkan Support

Thu, 2016-09-15 20:06
CryENGINE 5.3 had been planning to ship in mid-October with a number of new features -- including Vulkan support -- but now it's delayed at least one month...

KDE Plasma 5.8 LTS Now Available In Beta Form

Thu, 2016-09-15 19:04
The beta of the upcoming KDE Plasma 5.8 -- the first Plasma 5 long-term support release -- is now available for early testing...

Etnaviv DRM Driver To Add GC3000 Support To Linux 4.9

Thu, 2016-09-15 18:46
Open-source graphics contributor Lucas Stach has submitted the Etnaviv DRM driver pull request to DRM-Next for the future Linux 4.9 kernel cycle...

Feral Won't Say Yet If Their Newest Linux Game Will Support Vulkan

Thu, 2016-09-15 18:22
This morning Feral announced Deus Ex: Mankind Divided as their latest high-profile game port to Linux and macOS. Under Windows is a Direct3D/X 12 renderer and Feral confirmed their macOS port will support the Metal Graphics API. But will the Linux port support Vulkan?..

An Early Look At Possible Changes/Features For PHP 7.2, PHP 8.0

Thu, 2016-09-15 14:23
PHP developer Pascal Martin has offered an early look at possible changes and new features for PHP 7.2 along with very early contenders for PHP 8.0...

AMDGPU 1.1.1 X.Org Driver Released, Radeon 7.7.1 DDX Too

Thu, 2016-09-15 14:10
Today marks the release of the infrequent updates to the xf86-video-amdgpu and xf86-video-ati X.Org display drivers...

GNOME 3.21.92 Is The Final Step Before Next Week's GNOME 3.22

Thu, 2016-09-15 12:58
GNOME 3.21.92 was announced this morning as GNOME 3.22 RC2, which serves as the final development milestone prior to next week's official GNOME 3.22.0 official desktop debut...

Mesa 12.0.3 Is An Emergency Release For Intel Users

Thu, 2016-09-15 12:52
Emil Velikov announced the "emergency release" this morning of Mesa 12.0.3 as the latest stable installment for the Mesa 12.0 series...

Feral's New Linux Port Is Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Thu, 2016-09-15 12:23
The "massive" new Linux game teased yesterday by porting house Feral Interactive is Deus Ex: Mankind Divided...

XDC2016 Will Be One Of The Largest X.Org Conferences In A Long Time

Thu, 2016-09-15 02:02
Next week's XDC2016 conference in Finland will be one of the largest X.Org Developers' Conferences, if not the largest ever...