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Tuesday, December 21st 2010, 5:46am

WebGL available in Chrome 9 beta,Firefox 4 beta, Webkit nightlies

I just explored the Google labs 3D body using the Chrome 9 beta and Firefox 4 beta browsers. I have not tried the Mac Webkit which needs to be enabled on the command line. Apparently Microsoft Explorer 9 team does not intend to support WebGL which is a bummer because such a large percentage of users are on MS Internet explorer. It would be great to see some panoramic viewer use WebGL.

Chrome 9 beta ( Currently examples work better in this implementation )
Firefox 4 beta
Webkit ( includes command line to enable WebGL )…bkit-nightlies/

WebGL Experiments ( Try the Body Browser, zoom in and out, rotate, different layers, turn labels on and off )

Learning WebGL

This post has been edited 1 times, last edit by "Stoney" (Dec 22nd 2010, 4:50pm)


Friday, February 4th 2011, 10:56am

Chrome 9 just came out of beta and has webgl enabled by default.
As inspiration, here's a (GPL) webgl panorama viewer:
(based on Helmut Dersch' original work, I just fixed it for newer versions of the webgl spec)