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Updated WhatsNew.txt with SDL 2.0.12 release notes

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slouken committed Mar 2, 2020
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This is a list of major changes in SDL's version history.


* Added SDL_GetTextureScaleMode() and SDL_SetTextureScaleMode() to get and set the scaling mode used for a texture
* Added SDL_LockTextureToSurface(), similar to SDL_LockTexture() but the locked area is exposed as a SDL surface.
* Added new blend mode, SDL_BLENDMODE_MUL, which does a modulate and blend operation
* Added the hint SDL_HINT_DISPLAY_USABLE_BOUNDS to override the results of SDL_GetDisplayUsableBounds() for display index 0.
* Added the window underneath the finger to the SDL_TouchFingerEvent
* Added SDL_GameControllerTypeForIndex(), SDL_GameControllerGetType() to return the type of a game controller (Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, PS4, or Nintendo Switch Pro)
* Added the hint SDL_HINT_GAMECONTROLLERTYPE to override the automatic game controller type detection
* Added SDL_JoystickFromPlayerIndex() and SDL_GameControllerFromPlayerIndex() to get the device associated with a player index
* Added SDL_JoystickSetPlayerIndex() and SDL_GameControllerSetPlayerIndex() to set the player index associated with a device
* Added the hint SDL_HINT_GAMECONTROLLER_USE_BUTTON_LABELS to specify whether Nintendo Switch Pro controllers should use the buttons as labeled or swapped to match positional layout. The default is to use the buttons as labeled.
* Added support for Nintendo GameCube controllers to the HIDAPI driver, and a hint SDL_HINT_JOYSTICK_HIDAPI_GAMECUBE to control whether this is used.
* Improved support for Xbox 360 and Xbox One controllers when using the HIDAPI driver
* Added support for many game controllers, including:
* 8BitDo FC30 Pro
* 8BitDo M30 GamePad
* BDA PS4 Fightpad
* HORI Fighting Commander
* Hyperkin Duke
* Hyperkin X91
* MOGA XP5-A Plus
* NVIDIA Controller v01.04
* PDP Versus Fighting Pad
* Razer Raion Fightpad for PS4
* Razer Serval
* Stadia Controller
* SteelSeries Stratus Duo
* Victrix Pro Fight Stick for PS4
* Xbox One Elite Series 2
* Fixed blocking game controller rumble calls when using the HIDAPI driver
* Added SDL_zeroa() macro to zero an array of elements
* Added SDL_HasARMSIMD() which returns true if the CPU has ARM SIMD (ARMv6+) features

* Fixed crash when using the release SDL DLL with applications built with gcc
* Fixed performance regression in event handling introduced in 2.0.10
* Added support for SDL_SetThreadPriority() for UWP applications

* Added the hint SDL_HINT_VIDEO_X11_WINDOW_VISUALID to specify the visual chosen for new X11 windows
* Added the hint SDL_HINT_VIDEO_X11_FORCE_EGL to specify whether X11 should use GLX or EGL by default

iOS / tvOS / macOS:
* Added SDL_Metal_CreateView() and SDL_Metal_DestroyView() to create CAMetalLayer-backed NSView/UIView and attach it to the specified window.

iOS/ tvOS:
* Added support for Bluetooth Steam Controllers as game controllers

* Fixed support for surround sound on Apple TV

* Added SDL_GetAndroidSDKVersion() to return the API level of the current device
* Added support for audio capture using OpenSL-ES
* Added support for Bluetooth Steam Controllers as game controllers
* Fixed rare crashes when the app goes into the background or terminates


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