WebGL allows you to create real 3D content and render it in a web browser. This article series provides a gentle introduction to writing raw WebGL, rendering 3D creations without relying on libraries. In this part we aim to get you set up and started, concluding by running through a simple example.
This article explores importing existing 3D models into WebGL — a much easier way to go than creating them from scratch in WebGL! The steps include exporting models from 3D packages (including Blender, SketchUp and Shade) into .obj format, converting them from there into JSON, then rendering them from there using the Three.js WebGL library.
This is the first in our series of articles about WebGL. The objective of this series is to provide the information and resources you’ll need to get started learning WebGL. In this piece, we will discuss how WebGL works, what you need to create WebGL applications, and what a simple example looks like.
A long time ago, in an office far far away… Opera released a custom build showing an implementation of a 3D canvas context. Now, more than 3 years later, we are releasing the first public build with a standards-based 3D canvas implementation using WebGL for Windows…