nKast

pixel perf-ect

5. February 2014 03:20
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CPU Skinning: ARM-NEON

5. February 2014 03:20 by nKast | 0 Comments

 One of the nice things about Windows Phone 7 was the experimental support for ARM-NEON instructions. What it did, was generate NEON instructions for XNA's build in vector classes. It greatly improved performance on things like Physics, Particles, Geometry generation,etc. I used this from the v... [More]

2. February 2014 01:13
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CPU Skinning: Better Loading times

2. February 2014 01:13 by nKast | 0 Comments

One of the issues I had to resolve during the development of our next game was slow loading times on WP8. After some investigation I figure that about half of the time was spent on loading models with skinning information. I use the code from the CPU Skinning sample. The sample demonstrat... [More]