Nathan de Vries

Wielder of bits, bytes & all things nice

Amazing response to my iOS webGL hack

Holy cow, I didn’t anticipate how well my article on enabling & using WebGL on iOS would be received! The article has been retweeted over 200 times on Twitter, and soared to 2nd place on Hacker News with a bunch of great feedback & comments.

Even more incredible is how quickly creative folks have taken the idea and run with it. Marcin Ignac (@marcinignac) & David Gauthier from the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design built a gesture-driven WebGL-enabled browser called GoWebGL, and put together a demo video showcasing WebGL on an iPad 2:

The framerates are slow at times which seems to justify Apple’s tentative rollout of WebGL, however the potential is excitingly clear!