WebGL: Up and Running: Building 3D Graphics for the Web
by Tony Parisi

WebGL: Up and Running: Building 3D Graphics for the Web<br>by Tony Parisi
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Get a quick introduction to WebGL, the new standard for 3D rendering on the Web and a member of HTML5’s family of technologies. With this hands-on guide, you’ll learn essential WebGL development and production concepts, using the JavaScript 3D engine Three.js. At the end of the book, you’ll put everything together and build a full 3D application with WebGL.

You don’t have to be a game development wizard or have 3D graphics experience to get started. If you use HTML, CSS, and JavaScript—and have familiarity with JQuery and Ajax—this book will help you gain a working knowledge of WebGL through clear and simple examples.

  • Understand core 3D graphics concepts and how to implement them in WebGL
  • Create WebGL sample pages as you learn, and build a racing game application in the final chapter
  • Get to know the Three.js open source library in detail
  • Develop working knowledge of graphics rendering, texturing, animation, interaction, and behaviors
  • Seamlessly integrate 3D graphics with other content on the page
  • Learn the tools, file formats, and techniques for developing robust and secure applications in a production environment


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    Publisher: O'Reilly Media
    Page Count (est.): 211
    ISBN10: 144932357X
    ISBN13: 9781449323578
    Cover: Paperback
    Pub Date: 8/24/2012