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WebAssembly: The Swiss Army Knife of Browser Apps

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THAT Conference 2019 | WebAssembly: The Swiss Army Knife of Browser Apps | Jeremy Likness

What you'll learn

WebAssembly, or Wasm, is a stack-based virtual machine that runs on existing browser engines. It is a cross-platform binary portable target for language compilers. Web developers use Wasm to build high-performance single-page applications (SPAs) without relying on JavaScript and/or other front-end frameworks. In this talk, Jeremy Likness presents what Wasm is and provides examples written in Rust, Go, and C#.

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WebAssembly: The Swiss Army Knife of Browser Apps
56mins

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THAT Conference is the “Summer Camp for Geeks” that combines technology, networking, social events, and exposure in an inspirational, family-friendly environment. Over four days, folks of diverse backgrounds and expertise levels gather to take advantage of multiple learning mediums to maximize one’s community and career advancements. Engage with true practitioners, thought leaders, and entrepreneurs while enjoying the perks of summer camp at a giant waterpark.

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