Blasting React into space: Building fluid, beautiful interfaces with React and WebGL (and other exotic explorations)
At its heart, React is about describing a living, changing tree. We typically use it to build an HTML DOM tree, and obviously, React is written that in mind.
But what if I told you that the DOM was only the beginning? Your React components can describe not just HTML, but whole WebGL scenes, letting you seamlessly integrate beautiful, GPU-accelerated interfaces into your projects.
First, we'll build a React / WebGL binding from whole cloth, learning about the differences between rendering with HTML and rendering with WebGL as we go.