WebAssembly for the rest of us

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Did you ever want to port that cool game you built to the browser? Or have your 3D design app work there as well? It's already possible now, but it will get even better in the future! We have asm.js as a subset of JavaScript, optimized for use cases like games, compression or image editing. Now WebAssembly promises to take this one step further by reducing storage size and decoding time, while providing the same safe sandboxed environment with near-native performance. It takes your native code, no matter if C or Rust, and turns that into something that runs blazingly fast in your browser.

Language: English

Level: Intermediate

Jan-Erik Rediger

Software Engineer - Mozilla

Jan-Erik is a student of Computer Science, living in Aachen, Germany. When he's not studying, he's using his time to bring native asm.js and WebAssembly support to the Rust compiler.

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