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WebAssembly and Node.js

NodeJS
11.05.2017 at NodeConfEU
English

Kilkenny

Ben Smith (Google)

Node 8 supports WebAssembly! WebAssembly is portable, size, and load-time efficient binary format for the web, supported by multiple browser vendors. Learn how WebAssembly has the potential to unlock a class of applications that run at near native speeds. This talk details what WebAssembly is, the problems it is trying to solve, exciting future features, and how you can use it in Node.
Ben is a software engineer at Google working on Chrome, V8 and WebAssembly. He's the creater and maintainer of wabt, a suite of tools for working with WebAssembly modules. Prior to Google, he made video games for the PC, Wii, DS and Gameboy Advance.