WebGLRenderingContext.getShaderParameter()

The WebGLRenderingContext.getShaderParameter() method of the WebGL API returns information about the given shader.

Syntax

any gl.getShaderParameter(shader, pname);

Parameters

shader
A WebGLShader to get parameter information from.
pname
A GLenum specifying the information to query. Possible values:
  • gl.DELETE_STATUS: Returns a GLboolean indicating whether or not the shader is flagged for deletion.
  • gl.COMPILE_STATUS: Returns a GLboolean indicating whether or not the last shader compilation was successful.
  • gl.SHADER_TYPE: Returns a GLenum indicating whether the shader is a vertex shader (gl.VERTEX_SHADER) or fragment shader (gl.FRAGMENT_SHADER) object.

Return value

Returns the requested shader information (as specified with pname).

Examples

gl.getShaderParameter(shader, gl.SHADER_TYPE);

Specifications

Specification
WebGL Specification (WebGL)
# 5.14.9

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See also