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WebAssembly: A New Compilation Target for the Web



Luke Wagner discusses the design of WebAssembly, how web developers can target WebAssembly, and future developments including language support and better integration with JavaScript and HTML.


Luke Wagner has worked at Mozilla for 6 years on JavaScript engine performance optimizations, asm.js, WebAssembly, and the Mozilla games program. Luke was one of the inventors of asm.js and implemented the initial asm.js optimizations in Firefox’s JavaScript engine. Luke now participates in the WebAssembly W3C Community Group and works on Firefox’s WebAssembly implementation.

About the conference

Chariot Solutions is a software development consulting firm. We build and integrate the critical software applications that run our clients’ businesses. We are successful because we attract the most talented and collaborative software architects in the region. They are leaders in Java, open source and emerging technologies. We work in small, agile teams. We solve hard problems with a practical approach centered on communication, common sense and continual learning. We believe it is important to give back to our community through shared learning.

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Aug 18, 2016