Category Archives: DirectX

[Video] DirectX 12: Resources Barriers and You

The DirectX 12 education channel on YouTube are frequently adding new videos to their learning collection. If you haven’t yet checked it out, and want to understand DirectX 12, you should take a look and explore this channel. Anyhow, I … Continue reading

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Setting up a DirectX 11 project in Visual Studio 2013 (and Visual Studio 2012)

   A question I keep receiving is how to use Visual Studio 2013 (or 2012) with the DirectX 11 (June 2010) SDK, so DX can be used on apps outside the Windows Store framework. So, I decided to post a … Continue reading

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White Lavender – A surface journey on the Mandelbulb fractal (video)

A Mandelbulb fractalThe function I implemented is a bit wrong but the output was OK, running on about 30 FPS in 800×600 🙂 Only diffuse and specular light is used when rendering. Rendered using DirectX, Shader Model 4.0. Programming: digitalerr0r … Continue reading

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Fundamentals of Fractals 2: What is a fractal?

There are many answers to this question, but let’s take a look at the common definitions:”A set of points whose fractal dimension exceeds its topological dimension” -Paul Bourke”A fractal is a rough or fragmented geometric shape that can be split … Continue reading

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Problems installing the DirectX SDK – Error S1010

I tried to install the February 2010 version of the DirectX SDK today but ran into troubles.   I downloaded the SDK from msdn using IE8, and got the installer started. After a few seconds of the installation progress, I … Continue reading

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