Monday Oct 2
13:50 –
Cinema 3 (First floor)

WebAssembly in Production: A Compiler in a Web Page


WebAssembly has been around for several years now, and we've all seen "hello world" demos.

But what's it like to deploy a large complex WebAssembly project into production for real users?

Brian talks us through how he built an online developer tool for a new programming language called Roc, putting a complex compiler into a web page.

Find out how WebAssembly affected the codebase, why he decided to use WebAssembly to generate more WebAssembly, and how he glued it all together with JavaScript.

programming languages