Sometimes you need the low level primitive building blocks that JavaScript can't handle. For that, the upcoming specification for WebAssembly or wasm is a new, portable, size- and load-time-efficient format suitable for compilation to the web.

In this episode, we discuss what WebAssembly is, where the specification is headed, and the current goings on of the growing WebAssembly community.

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On This Episode

JF Bastien @jfbastien, compiler engineer on Chrome
Luke Wagner, research engineer at Mozilla
Brian Terlson, Program Manager - Chakra Team, ECMAScript Editor, Microsoft
Gaurav Seth, Principle PM Manager, Microsoft
Louis Lafreniere, Principle Software Engineer, Microsoft
Abhijith Chatra, Software Engineer, Microsoft

Danny Blue (@dee_bloo)

Justin Ribeiro (@justinribeiro)

Sharon (DiOrio) Shalno (@sharondio)

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