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ANGLE wined3d in reverse

Mar 22, 2010, 08:02 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tom Wickline)

"Were happy to announce a new open source project called Almost Native Graphics Layer Engine, or ANGLE for short. The goal of ANGLE is to layer WebGLs subset of the OpenGL ES 2.0 API over DirectX 9.0c API calls. Were open-sourcing ANGLE under the BSD license as an early work-in-progress, but when complete, it will enable browsers like Google Chrome to run WebGL content on Windows computers without having to rely on OpenGL drivers.

"Current browser implementations of WebGL need to be able to issue graphics commands to desktop OpenGL to render content. This requirement isnt a problem on computers running OS X or Linux, where OpenGL is the primary 3D API and therefore enjoys solid support."

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