WebGLRenderingContext.createRenderbuffer()

The WebGLRenderingContext.createRenderbuffer() method of the WebGL API creates and initializes a WebGLRenderbuffer object.

Syntax

WebGLRenderbuffer gl.createRenderbuffer();

Parameters

None.

Return value

A WebGLRenderbuffer object that stores data such an image, or can be source or target of an rendering operation.

Examples

Creating a render buffer

var canvas = document.getElementById("canvas");
var gl = canvas.getContext("webgl");
var renderBuffer = gl.createRenderBuffer();

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
WebGL 1.0
The definition of 'createRenderbuffer' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition.
OpenGL ES 2.0
The definition of 'glGenRenderbuffers' in that specification.
Standard Man page of the (similar) OpenGL API.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Edge Firefox Internet Explorer Opera Safari Servo
Basic Support9124.011125.1No support
Feature Android Chrome for Android Edge Mobile Firefox for Android IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic Support(Yes)25(Yes)4.0128.1

See also

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