WebGL Skybox: Mars 3600 View
Slide Over the Graphic!
Example for the e-book
WebGL Skybox: Beginner's Guide.
Swipe to view the Mars McMurdo panorama in 360 degrees.
The original photograph was taken with NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit. Seven Thunder Software modified the image with 3DS Max and Photoshop for display with WebGL. For more information about the original graphic, see NASA's Web site regarding the Mars McMurdo Panorama.
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.