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AltiVec Training Material

As with any new technology, training will help practitioners save time and avoid aggravation. Self-study with training slides can't take the place of a live, interactive course, but it is much better than no training at all.

There are at least four AltiVecTM training courses. The first was developed by Craig Lund, a consultant working for Mercury Computer Systems. Craig gave his one-day course to key industry influencers several times before the May 1998 announcement of AltiVec. Craig has only sporadically updated his course since then. We include his slides here as an alternative way for you to learn about AltiVec technology.

Apple and Motorola also have training classes. As more information becomes available on those classes it will be posted here.

Craig Lund's 90-slide Training Course. (715 KB pdf)