Nsightful

It took several versions before enough kinks got worked out in Nvidia’s Parallel Nsight Graphics/CUDA debugging application before I could successfully profile my Hierarchical Z-Buffer DirectX 11 implementation. However, it looks like the latest version which is now completely free with pro level functionality debugs my Hi-Z implementation…

Heap Inspector

This is a pretty awesome memory tool hobby project Jvander Beek of Vanguard Games is working on.  I’m a big fan of the physical memory layout / fragmentation view.  Take a look at the videos he has up on YouTube showing it off. He mentioned in the comments potentially releasing…

R-Script is Awesome

Background So I’ve recently been doing a lot of debugging / data analysis, usually in 3D space, or at least data with some associated 3D position.  The problem is, I dump all this data and I had no good way of visualizing the data.  So, channeling my inner tools programmer…

Where would you take it?

There are few things more painful than trying to debug an application in production.  So I was very pleased to run across a little tool today that can be used to capture a dump that can be loaded in WinDbg.exe (w\ SOS), that can show as little as every…