vineri, 19 august 2011

OES_texture_float WebGL extension under WebGL

In the video below you see a demo using OES_texture_float WebGL extension.

If the video card is the generation then you need to use Chrome and test online here.
This demo uses the following features:
  • Raytraced reflections and refractions
  • Analytic ambient occlusion
  • Heightfield water simulation *
  • Soft shadows
  • Caustics **
It seems that technology WebGL has a brighter future , the proof is many demos on internet.

joi, 11 august 2011

Shader Toy v0.3 - test your shader online

If you want to learn and test 3D shader technology, then you can try Shader Toy v0.3 .
This web site allows you to write shaders and view the result .
It also comes with some useful examples .
More can be found on website .

miercuri, 10 august 2011

Programming Demoscene

The basics of demo coding by Martti Nurmikari. You can see bellow:

duminică, 7 august 2011

New 3D Book - 3D Engine Design for Virtual Globes

The authors of this nice book : Patrick Cozzi and Kevin Ring have done a very good job , because was necessary such a book.
The book is named 3D Engine Design for Virtual Globes and you can get from
The engine design presented in this book is based on OpenGL 3.3 with core.
The book has 520-page programming book.
You cab get from here the price is just £37.99 ...

vineri, 5 august 2011

NVIDIA R280.19 Beta

OpenGL it was designed to be readily extensible to accomodate new hardware innovations.
Now you have new extensions:

  1. GL_EXT_import_sync_object
  2. WGL_EXT_swap_control_tear
Let us hope that we will have such news of OpenGL.
Unfortunately I have not yet found any reference about them.