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How Web Assembly Will Allow Compiling JavaScript or Any Language to Portable Binaries - Lately in JavaScript podcast episode 60

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Updated on: 2015-11-13

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The Web Assembly specification is being prepared to allow compiling JavaScript or any language to portable browser independent binaries. This was one of the main topics discussed by Manuel Lemos and Arturs Sosins in the episode 60 of the Lately in JavaScript podcast.

They also talked about how to easily implement copy and paste functions in browsers without using Flash, how much slower JavaScript runs in Android when compared to iOS, programmer friendly asynchronous programming with async and await is coming to the next browsers, extended JSON that supports closure function types with LJSON, etc..

Listen to the podcast now, or watch the hangout video to learn more about these and other interesting JavaScript topics discussed in this podcast.




Contents

Introduction (00:20)

Flash Free Clipboard Copy (1:05)

The State of JavaScript on Android in 2015 is… poor (5:36)

How Async and Await will Improve Handling of Asynchronous code in Ecmascript 7 (9:34)

Async and Await Support in Microsoft Edge Browser (20:46)

Why Nginx Developed their Own JavaScript Implementation? (21:48)

Prevent Long Running Scripts from Blocking using Chunkify (24:32)

Google Deprecating our AJAX crawling scheme (28:19)

7 Things you need to Know about Web Assembly (32:42)

Extending JSON with Pure Functions using LJSON (39:31)

Node.js 5.0.0 Released (43:35)

JavaScript Innovation Award Nominees of August 2015 (48:20)

JavaScript Innovation Award Ranking of 2015 (51:31)

Conclusion (53:57)


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Download Size: 47MB Listeners: 2085

Introduction music: Riviera by Ernani Joppert, São Paulo, Brazil

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Show notes

  • Prevent Long Running Scripts from Blocking using Chunkify


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