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Trying example components

Each example components are built standalone under the dist/js/examples.

Load with <script> tag

If you are loading VueGL and dependencies directly in the browser with <script> element, example components also can be loaded in the same way.

The loaded example components will be injected under the VueGL namespace. Resister the loaded components to Vue before using them just like the basic components.

The example code below loads and registers the VglObjLoader component.

<script src="/path/to/vue-gl/examples/loaders/vgl-obj-loader.js"></script>
<script>
  Vue.component('VglObjLoader', VueGL.VglObjLoader);
</script>

Now you can use the <vgl-obj-loader> component in your Vue templates.

Typically you also need to load and register the VueGL basic components to render the example components. In this case, the only thing you have to do is loading the example component scripts just before registering components.

<script src="/path/to/vue.min.js"></script>
<script src="/path/to/three.min.js"></script>
<script src="/path/to/vue-gl.js"></script>
<script src="/path/to/vue-gl/examples/loaders/vgl-obj-loader.js"></script>
<script>
  Object.keys(VueGL).forEach((name) => Vue.component(name, VueGL[name]));
</script>

Using npm

Example components also can be handled by module bundlers. Just import and register from the dist/examples directory.

const VglObjLoader = require('vue-gl/dist/examples/loaders/vgl-obj-loader');
Vue.component('VglObjLoader', VglObjLoader);

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