Dawn, a WebGPU implementation
Dawn is an open-source and cross-platform implementation of the work-in-progress WebGPU standard.
More precisely it implements
webgpu.h that is a one-to-one mapping with the WebGPU IDL.
Dawn is meant to be integrated as part of a larger system and is the underlying implementation of WebGPU in Chromium.
Dawn provides several WebGPU building blocks:
- WebGPU C/C++ headers that applications and other building blocks use.
webgpu.hversion that Dawn implements.
- A C++ wrapper for the
- A "native" implementation of WebGPU using platforms' GPU APIs: D3D12, Metal, Vulkan and OpenGL. See per API support for more details.
- A client-server implementation of WebGPU for applications that are in a sandbox without access to native drivers
- Tint is a compiler for the WebGPU Shader Language (WGSL) that can be used in standalone to convert shaders from and to WGSL.
- Dawn bug tracker if you find issues with Dawn.
- Tint bug tracker if you find issues with Tint.
- Dawn's mailing list for other discussions related to Dawn.
- Dawn's source code
- Dawn's Matrix chatroom for live discussion around contributing or using Dawn.
- WebGPU's Matrix chatroom
- Tint mirror for standalone usage.
Documentation table of content
- Dawn overview
- Code of Conduct
- Testing Dawn
- Debugging Dawn
- Dawn's infrastructure
- Dawn errors
- Tint experimental extensions
User documentation: (TODO, figure out what overlaps with the webgpu.h docs)
Apache 2.0 Public License, please see LICENSE.
This is not an officially supported Google product.