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Google "Over the last few months we have been hard at work getting Native Client ready to support the new Pepper plug-in interface. Native Client is an open source technology that allows you to build web applications that seamlessly and safely execute native compiled code inside the browser. Today, we've reached an important milestone in our efforts to make Native Client modules as portable and secure as JavaScript, by making available a first release of the revamped Native Client .[...]In the coming months we will be adding APIs for 3D graphics, local file storage, WebSockets, peer-to-peer networking, and more. We'll also be working on Dynamic Shared Objects (DSOs), a feature that will eventually allow us to provide Application Binary Interface (ABI) stability."
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RE[2]: I still don't get it
by umccullough on Mon 21st Feb 2011 04:31 UTC in reply to "RE: I still don't get it"
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(OK admittedly Minecraft isn't great-looking, but I threw it in there anyway since it's something everyone knows.)

Really did yourself a disservice there ;)

Minecraft runs like absolute crap on most of my machines. I guess this is because I don't have a high-end graphics card. Considering the level of 3d-ness Minecraft uses, it seems like Java sure does make a crappy 3d platform here.

Also, it's windows-only.

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