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More Q&A for the C++ AMP book

As we shared last week, Kate Gregory and Ade Miller have released C++ AMP, an exploration of accelerated massive parallelism with Microsoft® Visual C++®. In that post, Ade answered a few of our hard-hitting questions. In this post, Kate answers the same set of questions:Q1.    “C++ AMP” in 140 characters or ...

Check out the new C++ AMP book by Kate Gregory and Ade Miller

The C++ AMP book by Kate Gregory and Ade Miller is available in print or online from your favorite retailer! What is in it for you? Among other things, you will discover how to: I was able to corner Ade Miller long enough to answer a few questions:Q1: “C++ AMP” in 140 characters or less?“A hardware ...

Download Today: Refreshed Casablanca Bits Available

Back, at the end of April, we announced our first release of Casablanca as an incubation project on Devlabs. Since then, we are glad to have received a positive response from the C++ community. At the end of June, we refreshed the bits for support of Visual Studio 2012 RC and Windows 8 RP. Those builds are now rather long in the tooth, and ...

Casablanca at TechEd Australia

(image) A few days ago, our friends and technology enthusiasts John Azariah and Mahesh Krishnan delivered a great presentation on Casablanca at the TechEd Australia. John and Mahesh go deep - PPL tasks, table and blob storage, Metro client, Azure deployment, and of course, lots of great demos. Enjoy: https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd...

Announcing Casablanca, a native library to access the cloud from C++

Our devices are becoming increasingly connected, and at the same time our customers expect the applications running on those devices to be fast and fluid. Asynchrony is important on the client for responsiveness and on the server for scalability.Today we are announcing Casablanca, a Microsoft incubation effort to support cloud based client-...