WebGL2RenderingContext.createQuery()

This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The WebGL2RenderingContext.createQuery() method of the WebGL 2 API creates and initializes WebGLQuery objects, which provide ways to asynchronously query for information.

Syntax

WebGLQuery gl.createQuery();

Parameters

None.

Return value

A WebGLQuery object.

Examples

gl must be a WebGL2RenderingContext. WebGLQuery objects are not available in WebGL 1.

var query = gl.createQuery();

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
WebGL 2.0
The definition of 'createQuery' in that specification.
Editor's Draft Initial definition.
OpenGL ES 3.0
The definition of 'glGenQueries' in that specification.
Standard Man page of the (similar) OpenGL API.

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support 56Edge No support NoFirefox Full support 51IE No support NoOpera Full support 43Safari No support NoWebView Android Full support 58Chrome Android Full support 58Edge Mobile No support NoFirefox Android Full support 51Opera Android Full support 43Safari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android Full support 7.0

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See also

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Contributors to this page: fscholz, teoli
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