Understanding DirectX 12

Understanding DirectX 12

DirectX 12 is one of the application programming interfaces (APIs) created by Microsoft. The APIs aid in handling tasks related to multimedia especially game and video programming on Microsoft platform. In addition to DirectX 12, there are other APIs which include: Direct3D, DirectMusic, DirectPlay, DirectDraw, and DirectSound.

The name DirectX was coined as a shorthand term for all of the APIs where X stands for the particular API names.

Genesis of DX12

DirectX 12 is the latest API and it’s aimed at reducing driver overhead and as a result increase console efficiency. Continue reading Understanding DirectX 12

Why Web-To-Print Needs Integration and Automation to Succeed

Why Web-To-Print Needs Integration and Automation to Succeed

Most of the essential production and management information relating to any print job has to be defined at the ordering stage, however the order is taken. This includes pagination or size, number and type of inks, substrate, finishing, quantity, delivery and/or installation and billing addresses or pre-payment options.

A correctly configured and integrated W2P system can ensure that all this information is both collected at the point of order and passed on. Continue reading Why Web-To-Print Needs Integration and Automation to Succeed