WebAssembly is fast. You’ve probably heard this. But what is it that makes WebAssembly fast?
In this series, I want to explain to you why WebAssembly is fast.
Wait, so what is WebAssembly?
But it is useful to compare the two, so you can understand the potential impact that WebAssembly will have.
A little performance history
Then the browsers started getting more competitive.
We may be at another one of those inflection points now, with WebAssembly.
So, let’s dive into the details to understand what makes WebAssembly fast.
WebAssembly, the present:
WebAssembly, the future:
Source: Mozilla Hacks A cartoon intro to WebAssembly