Microsoft joins Bytecode Alliance to advance WebAssembly – aka the thing that lets you run compiled C/C++/Rust code in browsers

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  • gc

    Branch of the spec repo scoped to discussion of GC integration in WebAssembly

    Kinda unrelated but after working with Rust/Wasm web frameworks, I'm sceptical of Blazor and how well it performs, especially until wasm gc proposal is implemented because C#. Afaik, currently it ships the GC with .NET runtime in the wasm binary which increase the binary size. I'd love to hear more about it from someone who has actually worked with Blazor

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  • dotnet-webassembly

    Create, read, modify, write and execute WebAssembly (WASM) files from .NET-based applications.

    It's been done

  • squoosh

    Make images smaller using best-in-class codecs, right in the browser.

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  • v86

    x86 virtualization in your browser, recompiling x86 to wasm on the fly

    Yeah I mean NGL it is kind of scary that webgl is able to run a whole ass x86 virtual machine in a browser tab without so much as a permissions prompt.

  • .NET Runtime

    .NET is a cross-platform runtime for cloud, mobile, desktop, and IoT apps.

    It's also the name of the runtime now.

  • spec

    WebAssembly specification, reference interpreter, and test suite. (by WebAssembly)

    The WASM paper discusses that in the final section:

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  • mono-wasm

    There's also this project which appears to be run by a Microsoft employee, but lacks official Microsoft branding and is a proof-of-concept, not a production-ready runtime which is used in Blazor.

  • Mono

    Mono open source ECMA CLI, C# and .NET implementation.

    Yes — see this sample.

  • ASP.NET Core

    ASP.NET Core is a cross-platform .NET framework for building modern cloud-based web applications on Windows, Mac, or Linux.

    I managed to find a reference to the "Mono WebAssembly runtime" in Blazor's code, so it seems that internally Microsoft does appear to refer to the runtime as being part of Mono.

  • yew

    Rust / Wasm framework for building client web apps

    There are already client side Rust web frameworks:

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