WebGLRenderingContext.shaderSource()

The WebGLRenderingContext.shaderSource() method of the WebGL API sets the source code of a WebGLShader.

Syntax

void gl.shaderSource(shader, source);

Parameters

shader
A WebGLShader object in which to set the source code.
source
A DOMString containing the GLSL source code to set.

Return value

None.

Examples

var shader = gl.createShader(gl.VERTEX_SHADER);
gl.shaderSource(shader, originalSource);

var source = gl.getShaderSource(shader);

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
WebGL 1.0
The definition of 'shaderSource' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition.
OpenGL ES 2.0
The definition of 'glShaderSource' 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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