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Learn PS3 Programming with MIT's OpenCourseWare

MIT's OpenCourseWare offers MIT courses for free online. There are hundreds of courses from a variety of programs that can be done. One of which being 6.189 Multicore Programming Primer.

This program covers the Cell Processor, Parallel Programming Architecture and much more. The Lectures come in the PDF format and are a good read for anyone trying to learn different styles of programming. This is also an interesting read for gaming enthusiasts interested in all the work developers go through to deliver the games they love.

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decapitator4292d ago

Awesome post my friend. Thanks for posting this. Am very interested in reading something like this.

drewdrakes4292d ago

I thought some would be interested. Youre welcome.

Kyur4ThePain4292d ago

While I've been out of the development field for a while now, this will certainly be an interesting read.

Bubbles for you both.

Solbadguy4292d ago

EA should be jumping all over this as well as a few others.

wil4hire4291d ago

Infinity Ward
Incognito
Insomniac
Naughty Dog

all used elf magic to make it work, not the hardware.

Tru_Blu4291d ago

Wil I gave you a agree and bubble, seems some don't want to see that....

UnblessedSoul4292d ago

I have saved the website, I will definitely read it sometime

TheIneffableBob4291d ago (Edited 4291d ago )

This doesn't seem like it'd be of much use unless you have a devkit.

The Cell processor lectures and papers, at least.

drewdrakes4291d ago

You can use this knowledge with linux installed on your PS3. There are more tutorials on the net about that as well. I learned how to move memory from main RAM to an SPE's local store in a few minutes. As well as how to create a thread and apply an SPE to do the task.

ianp6224291d ago

You don't need a devkit to program on the PS3, you just won't be able to use the RSX. All you need to do is install linux and download the IBM compiler for the Cell, and you get to use the main processor and 6 SPUs.

Rice4291d ago

Im starting to read this, it seems okay for now, i hope it's this easy further on...

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