• Mozilla Developer Roadshow + Austin JS presents A cartoon intro to WebAssembly

    Join AustinJS and Mozilla for an evening of tech talks and networking. Doors open at 7pm. Talks will start at 7:30pm. Intro to WebAssembly with Lin Clark and Luke Wagner WebAssembly is fast. It’s being called “the future of the web”. Its speed and potential have major browser vendors working together to make it a reality. And it’s on its way—the MVP hit multiple browsers in October of last year. But what makes it fast? Starting from the basics, this talk will walk you through what WebAssembly is, and then why it’s fast. Get your burning questions ready! We'll have some super special swag for the best questions. Mingle and socialize afterwards at The Gingerman (https://goo.gl/maps/5QuKGZWSEAt) next door! Lin Clark is a code cartoonist. She takes software concepts and architectures and turns them into stick figure cartoons. She also works in Mozilla's Emerging Technologies group, where she gets to tinker with new browser technologies like WebAssembly. In previous lives, she worked at npm, was a core contributor to open source projects like Firefox's developer tools, and contributed to HTML data standards. Follow Lin on Twitter (https://twitter.com/linclark) Luke Wagner is a software engineer working on SpiderMonkey, Firefox's JavaScript--and now WebAssembly!--engine. Follow Luke on Twitter (http://twitter.com/luke_wagner) Want to know where else you can catch us on the Road? Stay up to date by reading our blog (http://mzl.la/devroadshow) or get it right in your inbox by signing up here. (https://mzl.la/2kGC8nr)

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  • Mozilla Developer Roadshow: Web Assembly

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    Join us for a casual evening of tech talks and networking, brought to you by our awesome Mozillian speakers. This event will start with a brief intro into our 2017 Mozilla tech road map brought to you by Potch (https://twitter.com/potch) with a talk featuring: A cartoon intro to WebAssembly with Lin Clark WebAssembly is fast. It’s being called “the future of the web”. Its speed and potential have major browser vendors working together to make it a reality. And it’s on its way—the MVP hit multiple browsers in October of last year. But what makes it fast? Starting from the basics, this talk will walk you through what WebAssembly is, and then why it’s fast. Lin Clark is a code cartoonist. She takes software concepts and architectures and turns them into stick figure cartoons. She also works in Mozilla's Emerging Technologies group, where she gets to tinker with new browser technologies like WebAssembly. In previous lives, she worked at npm, was a core contributor to open source projects like Firefox's developer tools, and contributed to HTML data standards. Follow Lin on Twitter (https://twitter.com/linclark) Want to know where else you can catch us on the Road? Stay up to date by reading our blog (http://mzl.la/devroadshow) or get it right in your inbox by signing up here. (https://mzl.la/2kGC8nr)

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