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A Beginner’s Guide to Creating a VR Experience
Learn to create original web VR experiences using A-Frame
Virtual Reality is one of the most exciting emerging technologies within the software development sector.
On this five-week course, you’ll learn to design, program, and create your own web VR experiences using a basic knowledge of coding and the A-Frame web framework.
Learn coding fundamentals and discover how they connect to virtual reality content creation
To understand VR content creation, you need a foundational knowledge of the coding that allows you to turn your vision into a (virtual) reality.
You’ll explore how programming languages use data and discover how computers process code to give programmers their desired output.
With this knowledge, you’ll begin to understand each step in the design and build process of VR content creation.
HTML provides the building blocks to all interactivity on the web.
On this course, you’ll learn the fundamentals of HTML programming, and use these skills to make a simple website.
Create simple virtual worlds for the web using A-Frame
A-Frame is a web framework that you can use to build 3D, AR, and VR experiences.
You’ll explore its functions and learn how to make a simple web VR experience, opening up a whole area of software development to explore.
By the end of this course, you’ll have a solid understanding of the processes and applications involved in creating VR experiences. With this knowledge, you’ll be able to develop more complex ideas and advance your VR designs, having gained the fundamental skills to create VR content from scratch.
Learning on this course
On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Create your own website using HTML
- Create your own Web VR experience using A-Frame
- Understand how computers read/process instructions in the form of code
- How to create and use variables in your code
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for beginners with little or no coding experience who are interested in learning the foundations of programming in the context of VR content creation.
What software or tools do you need?
No Software needed! You need only a PC or Laptop and a connection to the internet.
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