New Reference Topics for Windows 8

Device driver interfaces (DDIs) that are new or updated for Windows 8 support new features for version 1.2 of the Windows Display Driver Model (WDDM). For links to all new DDIs, and to in-depth discussion of how to use the new features, see What's new for Windows 8 display drivers.

Kernel-mode driver interfaces are declared in these headers:

  • D3d9types.h
  • D3dkmddi.h
  • D3dkmdt.h
  • Dispmprt.h
  • Dxgiddi.h

User-mode driver interfaces are declared in these headers:

  • D3d10umddi.h
  • D3dkmthk.h (OpenGL functions)
  • D3dukmdt.h (includes kernel-mode definitions)
  • D3dumddi.h

ETW events for user-mode drivers are declared in this header:

 

 

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