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Beginning WebGL for HTML5 by Brian Danchilla

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AFTERWORD

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The Future of WebGL

What does the future hold for WebGL? In this afterword, we will discuss both what WebGL has going for it and some concerns, and speculate on its future.

In order for WebGL to have a bright future and not fail like other past 3D browser attempts such as the Virtual Reality Markup Language (VRML), it needs the following:

  • Support
  • Adoption from the development community, especially game developers
  • Improvements and active development

Support

Here we will look at support from browsers and devices.

Browser support

As mentioned in the book introduction, Chrome and Firefox do a very good job of supporting WebGL. Safari ...

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