With its recently released Chrome 9 Web browser, Google has added several enhancements to provide a more immersive and rich Web experience. Chief among these new capabilities is default support for the emerging WebGL standard. This makes it possible to run 3D animations, games, and other rich interfaces within a browser without the need for third-party plug-ins and extensions such as Adobe Flash or Microsoft Silverlight.
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While it's still under development, the emerging WebGL standard, which is now supported in Chrome 9, will make it possible to run rich 3D interfaces, such as this fish bowl, natively within the browser, without the need for add-ons.