NVIDIA CodeWorks for Android 1R4 is now available for download. This is an upgrade over the previous version released about a month ago.
This highlight of this new update is that it now comes with added support for the latest Android M (Marshmallow)
What is NVIDIA CodeWorks for Android 1R4?
NVIDIA CodeWorks for Android 1R4 is a full set of GPU and The CPU (central processing unit), also called a central processor, main processor, or more commonly processor, is the brains of the computer where most calculations take place. These calculations involve carrying out the instructions of a computer program by performing the basic arithmetic, logic, controlling, and input/output (I/O) operations specified by those instructions. Simple CPU setups can consist of microprocessors... More tools. These tools include but are not limited to Debugging specifically in computer programming and engineering is a comprehensive process of fixing software bugs in computer programs, operating system, and embedded hardware systems. It is a multistep process that involves identifying a problem, isolating the source of the problem, and then correcting the problem. If the problem cannot be solved then determining a way to work around it may... More profiling and system trace capabilities. Also included are accompanying SDKs and libraries for Android development.
So What’s New in 1R4?
The new features in this release include updates to the latest versions of Android NDK, SDK, and the Build/Platform Tools. Additional updates to Nsight Tegra 3.3, Visual Studio Edition comes with the 1R4 release.
Tegra Graphics A debugger or debugging tool is a computer software application that is used to test and debug other programs. The software tool is used to track and pinpoint the source of bugs, bottlenecks, and other potential issues within the program being tested.... More 2.1 and Tegra System Profiler 2.5 also get updates all including support for Android-M with various performance improvements and In computing technology, a bug is an unintentional coding error in a computer application program, hardware device or operating system. Bugs can typically cause annoying computer glitches, or cause more serious problems including life-threatening situations. In 2018 and 2019 a bug in the sensor on the Boeing 737 Max caused Lion Air Flight 610 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 to... More fixes. For the latter there now support for NVTX (NVIDIA Tools Extensions) on the 64-bit process.
Other modules that come with support for Android-M includes PerfKit 4.5 and NVIDIA GameWorks OpenGL Samples 2.11.
IncrediBuild 7.1 for Visual Studio now with full integration into Microsoft Visual Studio 2015.
There is a whole host of other features not mentioned here but can be found on the NVIDIA website here. You can head on over to the GameWorks download center and download the latest copy of NVIDIA CodeWorks for Android 1R4 for your operating system.
Remember to get the best out of these tools you must be a member of the NVIDIA GameWorks Registered Developer Program.