WebAssembly 101

After a whirlwind trip around the world, my talk from Fronteers is finally live!

With competition between browser vendors heating up, Javascript performance has improved greatly over the past decade, but now WebAssembly is set to change the game. Introducing a new binary format that brings near-native speeds, WebAssembly is a completely different way of thinking about web development. So what does this mean for Javascript, security, and the web platform as a whole?

In this talk, we'll go through some history before diving into how it all fits together and how you can start using it today.