WebAssembly: Disrupting JavaScript

WebAssembly is a new low-level, high-performance complement to JavaScript on the Web. As an open standard developed by Mozilla, Google, Microsoft, and Apple, WebAssembly runs everywhere that JavaScript does: in every major Web browser, and in runtimes like Node.js and Electron. This talk examines WebAssembly from a practical standpoint, answering why it was created, what it’s good for, how it works, and how you can use it today.


Connect.Tech Atlanta 2017


Dan Callahan

Additional material for JavaScript learners:
https://amzn.to/2JrUINQ Eloquent JavaScript, 3rd Edition: A Modern Introduction to Programming
https://amzn.to/2HwAMYd Simplifying JavaScript: Writing Modern JavaScript with ES5, ES6, and Beyond
https://amzn.to/2Cq5bmL JavaScript: JavaScript Programming.A Step-by-Step Guide for Absolute Beginners
https://amzn.to/2uhIvAP How JavaScript Works
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