Programming Metal, a new graphics API for iOS 8 Deryck Hodge I run this site. Otherwise, a software developer, working remotely from AL. I write about software dev, comics, art, gaming, movies, books, my family, and all things nerdy. More posts by Deryck Hodge. Deryck Hodge 3 Jul 2014 • 1 min read Metal, a new graphics API for iOS 8Though it’s Unity-specific, this post does a great job of explaining Metal in iOS 8.