[vtk-developers] VTK/VES and emscripten?

Marcus D. Hanwell marcus.hanwell at kitware.com
Wed Sep 25 20:12:52 EDT 2013

On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 8:45 AM, Yumin Yuan <yumin.yuan at kitware.com> wrote:
> Hi Steve,
> emscripten was brought up (by David Thompson) during one of our group
> meetings yesterday. We were talking about a possible webclient based on a
> Qt/VTK application, and an emscripten type approach will be very appealing.
> We haven't investigated the possibility whether this will work yet, but it
> is on our radar, and would love to hear inputs regarding this too.
VTK's current rendering code is unlikely to work as they target GL
2.1+ translation on the desktop as far as I know. VES seems much more
likely to work with its GL ES code, the most notable demo I am aware
of is http://www.unrealengine.com/html5/ where they graphics and
interaction seem very smooth. I would love to get more details on what
was tried/didn't work with VES - I will try to get together with


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