How WebGL Works In Chromium
Written by Michael Larabel in Google on 26 September 2015 at 08:19 AM EDT. 2 Comments
If you've been curious how WebGL works in Chromium or other modern web browsers prior to hitting the graphics driver, here's a lengthy explanation.

Intel on their new open-source site have written a new post about behind the scenes with WebGL in Chromium. The post explans how WebGL code is executed prior to making it to the graphics drivers. Covered is Chromium's multi-process architecture, the command buffer, security, and more.

Go give it a read if you're curious.
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