This issue, on the golang GitHub project, was closed this week. Guess what that means? Go now supports compilation to WebAssembly!
For an early glimpse of what this means for the Go community, check out this early prototype web framework.
With WebAssembly being such a new runtime, we can expect significant performance improvements in all the major browsers over the next few years as optimisations are made. In this post the Edge team reports a 4.5% speed increase for WebAssembly. This week Chrome’s V8 team also announced further performance improvements.