Microsoft Visual Studio

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Microsoft Visual Studio®

Microsoft - Visual Studio Microsoft Visual Studio® is the link between software and hardware as it enables software to leverage platform innovations. AMD and Microsoft closely collaborate during the development phase of our products to ensure that Visual Studio Tools generate optimized code for the latest AMD products.

Microsoft Visual Studio® and AMD CodeAnalyst

Microsoft Visual Studio users can analyze their programs without leaving the Visual Studio environment. The CodeAnalyst Visual Studio plug-in provides all of the profiling features supported by the stand-alone CodeAnalyst for Windows GUI-based tool. CodeAnalyst supports all of the latest AMD processors on both Windows and Linux platforms.

Microsoft Visual Studio® and AMD Performance Libraries

AMD Compute Performance and Math Libraries work great within Visual Studio, and they give you quick access to multi-threaded functions and sophisticated math routines.

Windows Dev Center – Universal App Development

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Documentation from MSDN

Get help with parallel programming with Microsoft’s latest tools and libraries. They will help you get the most out of all the cores in your system.

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