Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 24th Feb 2006 12:01 UTC, submitted by Christopher Cook
Mozilla & Gecko clones "uBrowser is a simple web browser that illustrates one way of embedding the Mozilla Gecko rendering engine into a standalone application using LibXUL. In this case, the contents of the page is grabbed as it's being rendered and displayed as a texture on some geometry using OpenGL. You are able to interact with the page (mostly) normally and visit (almost) any site that works correctly with Firefox 1.5."
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I agree that in general, the use of browsing 2D in 3D is typically minimal. However, according to the article, he made this so that people can access web sites from within an mmorpg, SecondLife specifically. I think that sounds pretty cool.

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