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Cesium: a WebGL engine for globes and maps

  • Apr 9, 2015 · 5:30 PM
  • Microsoft Malvern

5:30 Meet and Greet / Get to know your fellow game creators!

6:00 Cesium: a WebGL engine for globes and maps

(Sorry, there are no refreshments at the meetup, but you are free to bring something to eat/drink to the site)

Matthew Amato

With support across all browsers and all desktop and mobile platforms, WebGL now truly brings 3D to the web.

Some developers go down to the metal and use WebGL directly; however, most use WebGL through higher-level JavaScript libraries for graphics engines, game engines, etc.

In this talk, we introduce Cesium, an open-source WebGL engine for 3D globes and 2D maps. With live demos and short code examples, we showcase its major features and parallels with a typical game engine.

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