Articles for March 2017

Why WebAssembly is a game changer for the web — and a source of pride for Mozilla and Firefox – Mozilla Tech – Medium

With today’s release of Firefox, we are the first browser to support WebAssembly. If you haven’t yet heard of WebAssembly, it’s an emerging standard inspired by our research to enable near-native performance for web applications.

WebAssembly is one of the biggest advances to the Web Platform over the past decade.

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Hello World: Concurrency In Node.js Using The Cluster Module


This got me thinking about Node.js’ Cluster module. I’ve never actually used the Cluster module before; mostly I just help maintain existing Node.js code rather than write it from scratch. But, the other day, Kris Siegel brought it up on Twitter. And, being so mentally blocked on other matters, I thought it would be a be fun distraction to implement a Hello World app using Cluster.

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