Announcing better performance and on-by-default WebAssembly, SharedArrayBuffer and Atomics support in Chakra and Microsoft Edge in EdgeHTML 16.
While most early WebAssembly demos were games, there does seem to be a significant amount of interest in the technology from the blockchain community. In this post, the author describes a ‘standard’ blockchain stack.
From the Archive
This talk from this year’s Google I/O is a must-watch. It gives one of the best overviews of the history behind WebAssembly and why it is so important.
And finally …
Who needs C++, Rust and Emscripten? You can write WebAssembly by hand with a hex editor!