Creating Your First 3D Scene with Three.js

Over recent years, modern browsers have acquired powerful features that can be accessed directly from JavaScript. You can easily add video and audio with the HTML5 tags and create interactive components through the use of the HTML5 canvas. Together with HTML5, modern browsers also support WebGL. With WebGL, you can directly make use of the processing resources of your graphics card and create high-performance 2D and 3D computer graphics. Programming WebGL directly from JavaScript to create and animate 3D scenes is a very complex, verbose and error-prone process. Three.js is a library that makes this a lot easier. The following list shows some of the things that are very easy to do with Three.js: ...

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