Dr. Mark Humphrys

School of Computing. Dublin City University.

Online coding site: Ancient Brain

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Online AI coding exercises

Project ideas

JavaScript graphics

If Ajax is JavaScript's 2nd life, then maybe graphics is JavaScript's 3rd life.

Javascript is entering a new future as a graphics language.
3D graphics rendering on client side in Javascript.

Client side rendering of course scales very well. Server CPU is overloaded. Client has idle CPU and dedicated GPU.

Example of JavaScript graphics




JavaScript libraries

If you are not a graphics specialist, you will probably want to use a high-level Javascript library that wraps WebGL in higher-level objects and methods.



Get three.js




Chris Strom books

Test of Three.js

For all these demos, "View Source" to see the entire thing!


Resources (colors, textures, skyboxes, music, key codes)




Cube maps (Skyboxes)


Mouse and keyboard control

More advanced demo

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