Another fantastic article, with accompanying cartoons, from Lin Clark. This article takes you on a journey through the various use-cases (skills) that WebAssembly can be used for, weaving in the various proposals and other innovations. It makes for a fantastic read.
Even if you are familiar with the current state of WebAssembly, I’d thoroughly recommend reading to the end, where the article looks way beyond the browser.
A really detailed article that walks through the threading proposal, shared memory and atomics. As well as describing the various challenges, the author presents a working demo, using an example ray tracer. Interestingly this code was not written specifically for the demo, the author found, and adapted, an existing Rust project.
Time to welcome another language to the WebAssembly family, this time it’s Perl 5.
And Finally …
PSPDFKit, one of the companies that pioneered the use of WebAssembly, are looking to hire.