Posted by Shawn Hargreaves, 27 November 2012 · 596 views
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Posted by Shawn Hargreaves, 15 November 2012 · 510 views
Catalin has a great article on how to convert textures to .dds format, which is the most efficient way to load images for use with Direct3D. He describes how to integrate the texconv tool (from DirectXTex) into Visual Studio...
Posted by Shawn Hargreaves, 06 November 2012 · 393 views
Windows Phone 8 devices support Direct3D 11.1 feature level 9.3, but our emulator uses the WARP rasterizer, which can handle all the way up to feature level 11. This means that, if you aren't careful, it is possible to accidentally use more advanced D3D features while developing in the emulator, only to get an unpleasant surprise when these...
Posted by Shawn Hargreaves, 01 November 2012 · 837 views