WebGL Insights

CRC Press
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Given its ubiquity, plugin-free deployment, and ease of development, the adoption of WebGL is on the rise. Skilled WebGL developers provide organizations with the ability to develop and implement efficient and robust solutions—creating a growing demand for skilled WebGL developers.

WebGL Insights
shares experience-backed lessons learned by the WebGL community. It presents proven techniques that will be helpful to both intermediate and advanced WebGL developers.

By focusing on current and emerging techniques, the book demonstrates the breadth and depth of WebGL. Readers will gain practical skills to solve problems related to performance, engine design, shader pipelines, rendering, mobile devices, testing, and more.

Throughout the book, experienced WebGL engine and application developers, GPU vendors, browser developers, researchers, and educators share their unique expertise based on their real-world experiences. This includes hardware vendors sharing performance and robustness advice for mobile, browser developers providing deep insight into WebGL implementations and testing, and WebGL-engine developers presenting design and performance techniques for many of the most popular WebGL engines.

The companion WebGL Insights website contains helpful tips, sample content, code, and other resources. It is also the place to find announcements about future volumes: http://www.webglinsights.com/

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About the author

Patrick Cozzi leads the development of Cesium, an open-source WebGL virtual globe and map engine, at Analytical Graphics, Inc. He is the editor of WebGL Insights, coeditor of OpenGL Insights, coauthor of 3D Engine Design for Virtual Globes, and a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Computer Graphics Techniques. Patrick frequently presents at SIGGRAPH and contributes to other book series. He is a member of Khronos and teaches GPU Programming and Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned a master's degree in computer science.

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Publisher
CRC Press
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Published on
Aug 6, 2015
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Pages
416
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ISBN
9781498716086
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Language
English
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Genres
Computers / Computer Graphics
Computers / General
Science / Life Sciences / Biology
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This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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