All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘WebGL’

Is Native WebGL Support Coming To Internet Explorer 11?

For all of its talk of supporting open Web standards, Internet Explorer 10 still lacked one important part of the open Web ecosystem – WebGL. Sure, you could add it with a plugin, but Microsoft refused to add native support while Mozilla and Google do amazing things with it. That all may change, however, with Windows Blue. Fremycompany reports that …

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WebGL Has Come A Long Way Since Last Year

Last year, Mozilla released an impressive tech demo called BananaBread that showed how HTML5 and WebGL can handle 3D rendering in a game. It was very basic, but it showed a lot of promise, especially in Web-based texture compression. Now one developer has released a new tech demo that blows prior experiments in WebGL 3D rendering out of the water. …

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Firefox 15 Brings Speed Improvements To Desktop And Mobile

Firefox 15 may be the most important release of Mozilla’s browser to date. For what seems like forever now, Firefox has had issues with memory. Certain add-ons, when installed, would eat up massive chunks of memory and slow Firefox down to a crawl. There was no solution unless each app was fixed separately. The latest Firefox release includes a new …

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Firefox Update Brings Big Improvements To HTML5 Games

Mozilla, like Google, has been investing heavily in HTML5 development. One of the best ways to show off the latest improvements in HTML5 and WebGL development is through the creation of games. With the latest release of Firefox, the browser is finally ready to tackle the holy grail of game development – the first person-shooter. Mozilla internally developed a game …

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Google Created This Interactive Visualization Of The Global Arms Trade

Google has built an interactive visualization, looking at (and mapping out) data about the global arms trade, using the open source WebGL Globe on Google’s Chrome Experiments site. The visualization lets you look at numerous data points by country and year, by letting you spin around and zoom in and out of the globe. “The tool was produced by Google’s …

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Marble Madness Meets Google Maps in WebGL Game

Google has let another experiment out of its secret lab and this one has an appetite for your free time – or, better, for your time while you’re at the office. This fearsome new creation is a game simply called Cube. As if you couldn’t guess by the name, the game consists of a cube resplendently dressed up in Google …

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Google Chrome Gets Better Graphics

In previous stories, we’ve reported on Chrome’s ability to render 3D objects using WebGL. The demos shown previously, like the water in a bathtub, show the browser rendering impressive 3D objects with collision and all the other perks of proper 3D object rendering. Chrome is going to get better at that starting today. Google announced that the latest release of …

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Google: Meet The Web Platform

Computer science arguments are always the cutest things. Take for instance Alex Komoroske, product manager for the Chromium Project at Google. He had an argument with a friend over whether the Web platform, we can assume he means Chrome in this case, could compete with traditional development platforms. He was told to prove it and we can only assume Koromoske …

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WebGL Hangout For Chrome Developers

This appears to be becoming a regular thing – Google uploading developer hangouts (from Google+) to YouTube for all to watch and learn from. We recently looked at one about Chrome Developer Tools and one on developing for Chrome For Android. Today’s is all about WebGL. It’s about an hour long, and it’s full of Googlers who have plenty to …

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