Breaking news: Cell Broadband Engine tools and resources
Check out the new software components and documentation for the Cell Broadband Engine Architecture (CBEA) technology. The collection of tools and quick start guides let software developers create, build, simulate, and test applications to run on the new Cell processor. See:
In case you have yet to learn about Cell, here's a short overview excerpted from a recent dW article:
Cell, which was developed by IBM, Sony, and Toshiba, is best known as the engine that powers PlayStation 3, Sony's next-generation gaming console that is scheduled to debut next spring. However, gaming is just one application -- each of the three companies has big plans for this revolutionary new technology based on the Power Architecture technology.
It's great to see these developer tools and resources available, and we're glad alphaWorks and developerWorks can help to provide 'em. Enjoy.