An Update on Web Assembly

Yesterday, I posted about the imminent release of Web Assembly in 2016. And guess what? Here it is! You can now test several experimental Web Assembly releases across browsers. See the quote below:

WebAssembly is an emerging standard whose goal is to define a safe, portable, size- and load-time efficient binary compiler target which offers near-native performance—a virtual CPU for the Web. WebAssembly is being developed in a W3C Community Group (CG) whose members include Mozilla, Microsoft, Google and Apple.

I’m excited to announce that WebAssembly has reached an important milestone: there are now multiple, interoperable, experimental browser implementations. We still have a lot of work left on the standard implementation before shipping, but this is a good occasion to present our progress so far, talk about what’s coming next, and invite feedback. –


Experimental support for WebAssembly in V8

Previewing WebAssembly experiments in Microsoft Edge

A WebAssembly Milestone: Experimental Support in Multiple Browsers