WebGL Skybox: 3D Clouds
Slide Over the Cloudscape!
Example for the e-book
WebGL Skybox: Beginner's Guide.
Swipe to view the cloudscape.
The 3D cloud scene was prepared with Photoshop. Four tiles repeat horizontally. The top and bottom of the skybox display solid colors.
Skyboxes represent three dimensional environments useful for
3D games, virtual worlds, and scientific visualization.
A skybox is simply a cube
wrapped with a
picture of a landscape, cityscape, or some other scene.
View from inside the box, to experience each unique setting.
WebGL Skybox: Beginner's Guide
provides an easy introduction to WebGL. The book's designed
new to WebGL.
WebGL Skybox takes the reader step by step through the
process of developing a skybox.
Topics include vertex buffer objects, vertex shaders, fragment shaders,
uniforms, attributes, cube maps, basic texture mapping, and matrix rotations.
The example projects tested well with iPhone 6, Windows Phone 8.1, Androids, and Windows PCs.