Linked by Kroc Camen on Mon 14th Sep 2009 19:31 UTC
3D News, GL, DirectX "WebGL is basically an initiative to bring 3D graphics into web browsers natively, without having to download any plugins. This is achieved by adding a few things to HTML5, namely, defining a JavaScript binding to OpenGL ES 2.0 and letting you draw things into a 3D context of the canvas element." Also see the press release for more details.
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CaptainN-
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They left Netscape when their market share was 5% or less. IE still controls quite a large percentage - even IE6 alone is in the double digits percentages (10-20% on most sites I deal with). It's really not practical to ditch that browser line yet - but asside from IE6, IE8 still has crap JS performance, and no support for the goodies in html5 (video/audio/canvas/svg) - and still don't have support for basics like DOM events. They are sitting on the market, wasting time and money of every developer who is forced to support that tired platform, while they refuse to get on board with what so many developers are clearly asking for. MS really must hate their web developers quite a bit.

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