WebGL in Plotly and R in R

How to create plots using WebGL and Plotly


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WebGL with 1 Million points

library(plotly)

n <- 1e5
x <- rnorm(n)
y <- 2*x + rnorm(n, sd = 5)

fig <- plot_ly(x = x, y = y, alpha  = 0.01)
fig <- fig %>% toWebGL()

fig