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AR for web using JavaScript

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Overview

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This course prepares you for a career using AR in the education sector. You will learn how web AR is used in learning, and you'll have lots of hands-on practice using PlayCanvas, graphic editing tools, and JavaScript to create learning experiences. By the end of this course, you will be able to: - List the capabilities and limitations of Web AR. - Explain what HTML5 and WebGL are and how they are used in Web AR. - Describe how JavaScript is used in AR development. - Use JavaScript in PlayCanvas to trigger interactions in a Web AR application. - Use scripting best practices and optimization while creating content in Web AR. - Identify Agile and Scrum best practices for Web AR development. - Identify UI design principles related to Web AR. - Use Blender to do basic modifications to 3D objects. - Use Blender to set up textures and materials, and add them to objects, including changing colors. - Integrate and animate 3D content in PlayCanvas. - Use PlayCanvas to create a Web AR application. To be successful in this course, experience with object oriented programming and basic web development is needed. JavaScript is a plus but not required. We recommend completing the previous courses in the program so you can build on the knowledge and skills from those courses here.

Syllabus

  • Basics of Web AR development
    • In this module, you will learn about working on AR learning projects and use editing tools and PlayCanvas to create an app and assets.
  • Javascript in PlayCanvas
    • In this module, you will learn how JavaScript is used in AR development and practice developing code in the PlayCanvas Code Editor.
  • Content development and integration
    • In this module, you will set up a new project in PlayCanvas, create and manipulate scenes, add 3D animation, and optimize and test your assets.
  • Creating an AR learning experience with PlayCanvas
    • Using PlayCanvas, you will take the assets you have created earlier and combine them into a custom learning experience involving the human heart.

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