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WebGLRenderingContext.deleteShader()

The WebGLRenderingContext.deleteShader() method of the WebGL API deletes a given WebGLShader object. This method has no effect if the shader has already been deleted.

Syntax

void gl.deleteShader(shader);

Parameters

shader
A WebGLShader object to delete.

Return value

None.

Examples

Deleting a shader

gl.deleteShader(shader);

Specifications

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

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Edge Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 9 12 4.0 (2.0) 11 12 5.1
Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support ? 25 4.0 (2.0) 1.0 ? 12 8.0

See also

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