Vulkan API Tutorial #3 | Validation Layers | Video Walkthrough (133+ minutes) | Source Code + Diagram

If you are interested in quickly learning about Vulkan validation layers and how they work in an application, this video walkthrough is for you.  It gives a real world example with source code and diagram included.

PLEASE NOTE:  In the source code, you may have to replace the directories listed on lines 444-445 with the full file path of where those files are on your system.  To learn how to install and run Vulkan on a Windows machine, check out




An outline of processes related to Vulkan Validation Layers

Below is the code.  Make sure to update the file path for the include (line 6 – 13) and update the file path for readfile (line 444 – 445).