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Getting Started with React VR

By : John Gwinner
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Getting Started with React VR

By: John Gwinner

Overview of this book

This book takes you on a journey to create intuitive and interactive Virtual Reality experiences by creating your first VR application using React VR 2.0.0. It starts by getting you up to speed with Virtual Reality (VR) and React VR components. It teaches you what Virtual Reality (VR) really is, why it works, how to describe 3D objects, the installation of Node.js (version 9.2.0) and WebVR browser. You will learn 3D polygon modeling, texturing, animating virtual objects and adding sound to your VR world. You will also discover ways to extend React VR with new features and native Three.js. You will learn how to include existing high-performance web code into your VR app. This book will also take you through upgrading and publishing your app. By the end of this book, you'll have a deep knowledge of Virtual Reality and a full-fledged working VR app to add to your profile!
Table of Contents (20 chapters)
Title Page
About the Author
About the Reviewers
Customer Feedback

The next level - the details

Although the React VR library is simple, to really learn what it's all about, you need to learn a lot of syntax. You could skim it, but there is a danger to knowing a little bit without being somewhat familiar with everything.

"A little Learning is a dang'rous Thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian Spring: There shallow Draughts intoxicate the Brain, And drinking largely sobers us again."

-An Essay on Criticism, by Alexander Pope.

You may be thinking "OK, but where's all the VR stuff? You know, tables, chairs, lamps, people ... and so forth." These are going to be a deep drink indeed--there are quite a number of components.

The best reference is the online documentation, although they can be a tad sparse at times. Remember that the online documentation is live, meaning you can file an issue or even modify it, if you see a typo or need clarification.

I highly recommend that you view the next section as a reference section. Of course, you could need help going...