Microsoft Announces C++ AMP

June 26th, 2011

Microsoft has announced that the next version of Visual Studio will contain technology labeled C++ Accelerated Massive Parallelism (C++ AMP) to enable C++ developers to take advantage of the GPU for computation purposes. More information is available in the MSDN blog posts here and here.

  • You think they will actually implement a proper C or C++ compiler while they are at it?