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Introduction to WebAssembly (LFD133)

Get a solid foundation on the WebAssembly runtime and its capabilities, and learn how and why WebAssembly has succeeded in bringing new programming languages to the web, when others have failed.

Who Is It For

This course is designed for web, cloud, and blockchain developers, architects, and CTOs interested in learning about WebAssembly’s strengths and limitations, and its potential applications in blockchain, serverless, edge/IoT, and more.
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What You’ll Learn

This course will give you a good understanding of the WebAssembly runtime, the fourth “official” language of the web (alongside JavaScript, HTML and CSS). You will learn how WebAssembly runs ‘under the hood’, and how you can leverage its capabilities in and beyond the browser. You will also explore a series of potential applications in different industries, and take a quick peek at upcoming features.
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What It Prepares You For

This course is designed to show you what the WebAssembly runtime is, and how it provides a secure, fast and efficient compilation target for a wide range of modern programming languages, allowing them to target the browser.
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Course Outline
Chapter 1. The Interactive Web - A Brief History
Chapter 2. Introducing WebAssembly
Chapter 3. Practical WebAssembly
Chapter 4. WebAssembly Beyond the Browser
Chapter 5. The Future of WebAssembly

To make the best of this course, you should have the following prerequisites:

  • Basic understanding of web technologies
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of computing principles
  • Basic experience of programming with JavaScript
  • Basic knowledge of installation and configuration