Direct3D 12 reference

This section covers APIs for Direct3D 12-based graphics programming.

In this section

Topic Description
Interface hierarchy The diagram shows the interface inheritance hierarchy.
Example code in the D3D12 reference Explains the use of example code in the Direct3D 12 documentation.
Core reference This section covers Direct3D 12 APIs declared in d3d12.h, including APIs for buffers, textures, and views.
Debug layer reference This section covers Direct3D 12 APIs declared in d3d12sdklayers.h, which is for the debug layer.
Shader reference This section covers Direct3D 12 APIs declared in d3d12shader.h, which helps create and manage programmable shaders. Shaders are executable programs that are programmed exclusively using HLSL.
11on12 reference This section covers Direct3D 12 APIs declared in d3d11on12.h. The Direct3D 11on12 APIs help you port code incrementally from D3D11 to D3D12.
Direct Machine Learning (DirectML) reference This section covers Direct Machine Learning (DirectML) APIs declared in directml.h.
Helper structures and functions for D3D12 These helper structures and helper functions are declared in d3dx12.h.
Direct3D 12 return codes The following are return codes from API functions.