Shane Osbourne - Web Assembly and the future of the Web

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Over the years we've seen many attempts by developers to avoid writing Javascript at all costs - creating new languages that compile into JavaScript is still a common practice in many language communities.

But things are changing, for the better. We're reaching an age where potentially any high-level language will one day be able run in a browser, with greater speed and safety - all thanks to Web Assembly.

This talk will provide practical information about how you can take code written in a shiny new language like Rust, compile it to a Web Assembly module and then execute it in the browser.