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Episode 39: WASM: Doing More Than Just Heating up your Computer

On this week’s show, Bryan, Paul, and Nick discuss all things WebAssembly. They start with an introduction to what WASM is, it’s history, and why it’s useful over other technologies and plugins that have come before. Then, they dive deep into its relationship with JavaScript and the underlying implementation details, including its advantages and disadvantages. Finally, they discuss where WASM is used, can be used, and will be used in the future.

Speakers
Paul Shannon on Twitter
Nick Nisi on Twitter
Bryan Forbes on Twitter
Karl Guertin on Twitter

Show Notes
Below are links to the resources and topics mentioned during this episode.

WebAssembly
Asm.js
Lichess
Stockfish.wasm
Rust and WASM

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