Note: I’ll be updating this post over at cwervo.com, but the Medium post may get out of date as it doesn’t support much of the formatting of the original blog post. For the original blog post go to: https://cwervo.com/writing/quicklook-web/
Did you know you can launch 3D models from a web page? There’s a helpful web component called
<model-viewer> that will handle this for you. It'll look something like…
WebAssembly has been interesting me lately, specifically the prospect of doing arithmetically-intensive operations with it, not unlike the fantastic physics engine Emscripten port Ammo.js. Compiling something like that is out of the scope of this little post (but should be getting easier!), and I’ve left some links at the bottom so you can clear more about WebAssembly if you’re interested.
All I did was install
parcel, create a few files, and I was up and running! …