As the newest technology for creating 3D graphics on the web, in both games, applications, and on regular websites, WebGL gives web developers the capability to produce eye-popping graphics. This book teaches you how to use WebGL to create stunning cross-platform apps. The book features several detailed examples that show you how to develop 3D graphics with WebGL, including explanations of code snippets that help you understand the why behind the how.
You will also develop a stronger understanding of WebGL development from coverage that:
•Provides a comprehensive overview of WebGL and shows how it relates to other graphics-related technologies
•Addresses important topics such as the WebGL graphics pipeline, 3D transformations, texturing and lighting
•Teaches you how to write vertex shaders and fragment shaders for WebGL
•Includes a lot of useful guidelines, tips, and tricks for WebGL performance optimizations
Professional WebGL Programming is the first book on the market to delve into this fascinating topic and it puts you on your way to mastering the possibilities that exist with WebGL.
Andreas Anyuru is a Senior Member of Technical Staff at ST-Ericsson, specializing in Web Technologies. He is experienced in developing web graphics and has worked with implementation and optimization of WebGL and many other web technologies for Linux-based mobile platforms.
Wrox Professional guides are written by working developers to address everyday needs. They provide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in new technologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.
Adobe Flash is used by designers, game programmers, and hobbyists to create interactive Web sites, digital experiences, and mobile content. The latest release of Flash promises exciting new capabilities and this book-and-video training package makes learning the new features of Flash less intimidating. Fifteen self-paced lessons encourage you to discover essential skills and explore new aspects of Flash. The tutorials featured in the videos are each approximately five minutes long and supplement the concepts and topics covered in the lessons.Features full-color, step-by-step tutorials that complement the topics covered in each lesson Demonstrates the basics of using the newest release of Flash, such as using layers and instances to build animation sequences Covers intermediate and advanced capabilities, such as using ActionScript to create interactive Web page components
Jam-packed with information, this book takes you from Flash basics through intermediate-level topics and helps you find the information you need in both print and video.
Note: DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file. These materials are available for download upon purchase.
Featuring eight books in one, this All-in-One For Dummies guide covers the key features and tools that you need to know in order to understand how to use each individual program within the Adobe Creative Suite—InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, and Flash—to its fullest potential. Within the nearly 1,000 pages, you’ll find creative inspiration as well as tips and techniques to sharpen you productivity.Dedicates a minibook to each of the programs within the latest version of Adobe Creative Suite 5—InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash—as well as a minibook devoted to Creative Suite basics Serves as a one-stop learning opportunity for each product inside the Design Premium Suite Walks you through creating print and web-based marketing or advertising materials or other publications
Adobe Creative Suite 5 Design Premium All-in-One For Dummies is a premium resource on all Adobe Creative Suite 5 can do for you.
Illustrator CS6 Digital Classroom includes 12 self-paced lessons that contain essential skills and explore new features and capabilities of Adobe Illustrator. Every lesson is presented in full color with step-by-step instructions. Learning is reinforced with video tutorials and lesson files on a companion DVD that was developed by a team of expert instructors and Illustrator experts. Each video tutorial demonstrates and explains the concepts and features covered in the lesson.
This training package shows how to create and produce vibrant graphics using this robust vector drawing application.Offers a complete training package combining a full-color, step-by-step instructional book with lesson files and video training from expert instructors Offers the basics for tapping into the power of Adobe Illustrator to create and produce brilliant art for all types of media Contains full-color, step-by-step instructions that make learning complicated tasks less intimidating Demonstrates how to quickly get up to speed using Illustrator to create sophisticated page layouts and work in a dynamic publishing environment
Jam-packed with information, the book and DVD take you from the basics through intermediate level topics. You'll get the information you need in a clear, approachable manner.
NOTE: DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of the e-book file, but are available for download after purchase.
"WebGL: Up and Running is an ideal introduction to the world of 3D programming on the web. It’s well-written, clear, and fun. I wish it had been around when I started learning!"
—Giles Thomas, LearningWebGL.com