Accelerating web applications with OpenCL

High-performance computing in the browser

From the developerWorks archives

Matthew Scarpino

Date archived: January 4, 2017 | First published: April 23, 2013

The Web Computing Language (WebCL) enables web applications to execute functions on the host's graphics processor, dramatically accelerating many types of data-processing routines, such as data sorting, text searching, and solving systems of matrices. Learn how WebCL's JavaScript classes enable high-speed number-crunching by delivering computing tasks to graphics processors.

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