WebGLRenderingContext.deleteBuffer()

The WebGLRenderingContext.deleteBuffer() method of the WebGL API deletes a given WebGLBuffer. This method has no effect if the buffer has already been deleted.

Syntax

void gl.deleteBuffer(buffer);

Parameters

buffer
A WebGLBuffer object to delete.

Return value

None.

Examples

Deleting a buffer

var canvas = document.getElementById('canvas');
var gl = canvas.getContext('webgl');
var buffer = gl.createBuffer();

// ...

gl.deleteBuffer(buffer);

Specifications

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

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support912411125.1
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidIE mobileOpera AndroidiOS Safari
Basic support Yes25 Yes Yes11128.1

See also

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