I don’t know how I missed this when it was released a little while back … this is a completely free 100 page ebook about WebAssembly! This book is intended for anyone who wants to understand WebAssembly itself, it doesn’t cover Rust, C++ or any of the other toolchains, instead it dives into the runtime directly. A fantastic read!
Spacemesh is yet another cryptocurrency that is adopting WebAssembly for its smart contract engine. This blog post gives a really detailed summary of why they are using WebAssembly and some interesting technical details regarding contract execution and how state is stored on the blockchain.
In this talk Steve Klabnik discusses why WebAssembly is being used as a runtime for Serverless functions.
There is a lot of excitement growing in the C# / .NET community, and the opening line from this article says it all “I really feel that we are on the brink of a revolution. It’s still very early in the revolution, but I feel like WebAssembly is going to completely change the way we think of web applications.”
And amazing WebAssembly hack, a fully playable maze game, hand crafted in ~2500 bytes of wasm.