Thursday, June 01, 2017

WebAssembly vs asm.js; Code Cartoons

Inside WebAssembly with Mozilla Fellow David Bryant on the Hanselminutes Technology Podcast: Fresh Air for Developers

Code Cartoons by Lin Clark

A cartoon intro to WebAssembly ★ Mozilla Hacks – the Web developer blog
A graph showing another performance spike in 2017 with a question mark next to it

Why WebAssembly is Faster Than asm.js ★ Mozilla Hacks – the Web developer blog

WebAssembly .org

"The wasm stack machine is designed to be encoded in a size- and load-time-efficient binary format. WebAssembly aims to execute at native speed by taking advantage of common hardware capabilities available on a wide range of platforms.

WebAssembly describes a memory-safe, sandboxed execution environment that may even be implemented inside existing JavaScript virtual machines"

WebAssembly | MDN

asm.js. org

From ASM.JS to WebAssembly – Brendan Eich

WebAssembly | Luke Wagner's Blog

WebAssembly logo voting · Issue #980 · WebAssembly/design · GitHub


WebKit Now Has Full Support for WebAssembly
"Apple Safari has full support for WebAssembly including preparation for future integration with ECMAScript Modules and threads. Apple has added full support for WebAssembly to WebKit, enhancing the Safari browser to be able to run code written in other languages. WebKit supports WebAssembly on x86, x64 and ARM 64 platforms."

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