Topic: webassembly

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: OpenSilver

A open-source reimplementation of Silverlight has been released. OpenSilver is a modern, plugin-free, open-source version of Microsoft’s Silverlight solution that runs on current browsers via WebAssembly.  The team explained that while Microsoft Silverlight has enabled developers to build rich Internet apps using C#, XAML, and .NET, browsers have stopped supporting plugins. As a result, many … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Contentful’s App Framework, Ktor 1.3, and Mozilla turns to WebAssembly to secure Firefox

Contentful has announced a new app framework to help companies move away from monolithic suites and build a digital experience stack. “We’re in a new era of digital experiences, where customers expect unique brand experiences across an increasing number of channels,” said Steve Sloan, CEO of Contentful. “Brands can’t keep up with this demand using … continue reading

SD Times news digest: V8 version 8.0, Dotscience MLOps partnerships, and Eclipse IDE 2019-12

The open-source JavaScript and WebAssembly engine has reached version 8.0. According to the team, V8 version 8 focuses on bug fixes and performance improvements.  Some of the key improvements include: pointer compression, optimizations for higher-order builtins, optional chaining, nullish coalescing, and updates to the V8 API.  The full list of improvements is available here.  Dotscience … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Solo.io’s WebAssembly Hub, Accenture’s cloud-native solution, and EDB Postgres platform 12

Software company Solo.io launched the WebAssembly Hub to allow users to easily add new functionalities to their service mesh. “At Solo.io, we believe that extending the functionality of your service mesh should be simple and secure,” said Idit Levine, founder and CEO of Solo.io. “This is why we’re excited about integrating Wasm with Envoy Proxy. … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: GraalWasm

GraalWasm is a WebAssembly engine implemented in GraalVM. It can run WebAssembly programs in the binary format, generated with compiler backends such as Emscripten. “Supporting WebAssembly expands the set of languages GraalVM can execute with a whole other set of languages to the ones supported by GraalVM and further step towards making it a universal … continue reading

Top technology companies form the Bytecode Alliance to focus on WebAssembly

In an effort to make WebAssembly a cross-platform, cross-device computing runtime, Mozilla, Fastly, Intel and Red Hat have announced the Bytecode Alliance.  The new alliance is an open-source community that will focus on creating a runtime environment and associated language toolchains that provide security, efficiency and modularity across a wide range of devices and architectures. … continue reading

Saving Flash from extinction

Flash is quickly approaching the end of its life. Adobe plans to halt updates and distribution by the end of 2020, and encourages any content creators to migrate their existing Flash content to new open formats like HTML5, WebGL, and WebAssembly.  “Several industries and businesses have been built around Flash technology – including gaming, education … continue reading

Web development: So many choices to get the right fit

It is an interesting time to be a web developer. On one hand, the web today provides a wealth of information, giving developers easy access to a number of resources useful when running into a problem or wanting to update their skills. Additionally, there are so many advancements being made to programming languages and technologies … continue reading

SD Times news digest: WSO2 Fall 2018 release, IEEE 802.11 study and topic interest groups, and Mozilla’s JavaScript and WebAssembly improvements

WSO2 has announced the Fall 2018 release of its WSO2 Integration Agile Platform. The new release will introduce unified monitoring and analysis of integration flows, adaptive authentication, and WSO2 Integration Agile Consulting services and resources. “In today’s digitally driven economy, no organization is an island. Instead, a rapidly expanding stream of processes and information is … continue reading

How software developers will write the future of energy through blockchain

It was 75 years ago this month that construction began on ENIAC, the world’s first digital, programmable, Turing-complete computer. Funded by the U.S. Army and housed at the University of Pennsylvania, its advent unlocked a new technological era for the world. We may now be on the precipice of yet another transformative moment, this time … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Technology preview of QT to be released with Qt 5.11.0, Microsoft launches first major version of sonarwhal, erwin DM NoSQL is now available

Qt has announced plans to a release a technology preview of Qt for the WebAssembly port along with the Qt 5.11.0 release. This will allow users to run Qt applications directly inside the browser window. According to the company, Qt 5.11.0 will be the first beta release. In Qt Quick, developers will be provided more … continue reading

Mozilla’s WebAssembly Studio enters beta

Mozilla is making good on its promise to improve WebAssembly for developers with the beta release of its WebAssembly Studio. WebAssembly Studio is an online IDE for learning and teaching WebAssembly that Mozilla began working on last December. Since then, the company has been working to make WebAssembly more accessible to the programming community. Last … continue reading

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