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The Premier Vulkan Developers Conference and Meet-Up

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February 7-9, 2023 | Munich, Germany

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Khronos Strengthens Vulkan Ecosystem

Announcing Vulkan 1.3

Vulkan 1.3 mandates widely supported features into the core standard; the Vulkan Roadmap provides visibility into Vulkan’s future requirements for key markets; Profiles streamline development and deployment of portable applications

Vulkan 1.3 Press Release

Hades - Supergiant Games

Now Available with Vulkan on PC & Nintendo Switch

Hades

Hades is a multi award winning rogue-like dungeon crawler in which you defy the god of the dead as you hack and slash your way out of the Underworld of Greek myth.

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Half Life: Alyx - Valve

Vulkan for VR

Half-Life: Alyx

Half-Life: Alyx is Valve’s VR return to the Half-Life series. It’s the story of an impossible fight against a vicious alien race known as the Combine, set between the events of Half-Life and Half-Life 2. Playing as Alyx Vance, you are humanity’s only chance for survival.

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Path of Exile - Grinding Gear Games

Available on PC and macOS with Vulkan

Path of Exile

Path of Exile is a free-to-play online Action RPG set in the dark fantasy world of Wraeclast. Available on PC, macOS with Vulkan.

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Vulkan Platform Support

Vulkan is a cross-platform industry standard enabling developers to target a wide range of devices with the same graphics API.

Vulkan Developments

Latest Vulkan API Extensions and Additions

Vulkan is constantly evolving to bring new capabilities and improvements to the API. Here are some of the most recent developments

Latest Vulkan API Extensions and Additions

Baldur's Gate 3 - Larian Studios

Vulkan Developments

Latest Vulkan API Extensions and Additions

Vulkan is constantly evolving to bring new capabilities and improvements to the API. Here are some of the most recent developments

New to Graphics Programming?

If you're just starting out in your Graphics Programming journey, we've listed a few recommended resources to help get you spun up on the basics.

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Community

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There are several ways to follow the latest Vulkan developments, get questions answered and make suggestions for improvement.

You'll find thriving Vulkan community discussions on several forums and social media platforms below. It's a great way to get involved!

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Vulkan Portability

Vulkan® Portability™ aims to counter platform fragmentation by encouraging layered implementations of Vulkan functionality over Metal, DX12 and other APIs. Vulkan Portability enables Vulkan applications to be reliably deployed across diverse platforms

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Vulkan SC

The release of the Vulkan SC 1.0 specification on March 1, 2022 marked an important milestone in delivering a new generation of safety-critical APIs. Based on the Vulkan 1.2 API, Vulkan SC meets the needs of safety-critical systems to leverage the performance of modern GPUs to satisfy their graphics and compute requirements.

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The largest event dedicated to 3D developers using the Vulkan API will take place in the beautiful city of Munich in Germany on Feb 6-7, 2023.
Cross-Vendor Mesh Shading with Vulkan This session is in support of the new blog, Cross-Vendor Mesh Shading with Vulkan. Thursday October 27, 2022 Duration: 60 minutes Start Time: 18:00…
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The Latest on Vulkan

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Vulkan Video gives developers the choice of a powerful new API for accessing video processing acceleration. NVIDIA is expanding its commitment to Vulkan Video with tools and samples to help applications efficiently harness this significant new functionality. In this NVIDIA blog post, they will help you discover whether Vulkan Video is right for your application—and if so, how to get started.
The Khronos Group announces that LunarG has released the Vulkan Software Development Kit (SDK) version 1.3.239.0 for Windows and Linux with full support for the four Vulkan Video extensions finalized in December 2022, including header upgrades and Validation Layer integration. Together with drivers shipping from multiple GPU vendors, developers are now equipped with the essential tools to use Vulkan Video-accelerated H.264 and H.265 decode in frameworks and applications.
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