Learn how WebAssembly (WASM) has the potential to unlock a class of applications that run at near native speeds. This talk details what WebAssembly is, the problems it is trying to solve, exciting future features, and how you can use it in Node.
Node 8 supports WebAssembly! WSAM is portable, size, and load-time efficient binary format for the web, supported by multiple browser vendors.
Why Use Web Assembly
I gleaned, WASM uses a Realms like push and pop pattern to export in and import out functions from the sandbox.
Ethereum will support WASM as eWASM. We plan to track eWASM.