OES_vertex_array_object.createVertexArrayOES()

The OES_vertex_array_object.createVertexArrayOES() method of the WebGL API creates and initializes a WebGLVertexArrayObject object that represents a vertex array object (VAO) pointing to vertex array data and which provides names for different sets of vertex data.

Syntax

WebGLVertexArrayObjectOES ext.createVertexArrayOES();

Parameters

None.

Return value

A WebGLVertexArrayObject representing a vertex array object (VAO) which points to vertex array data.

Examples

var ext = gl.getExtension('OES_vertex_array_object');
var vao = ext.createVertexArrayOES();
ext.bindVertexArrayOES(vao);

// ...
// calls to bindBuffer or vertexAttribPointer 
// which will be "recorded" in the VAO
// ...

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
OES_vertex_array_object
The definition of 'OES_vertex_array_object' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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Basic supportChrome ? Edge Full support 17Firefox Full support 25IE ? Opera ? Safari ? WebView Android ? Chrome Android ? Edge Mobile Full support 17Firefox Android ? Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?

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