Istio is an open source service mesh platform. Idit Levine is the founder and CEO of Solo.io and works extensively with Istio. In this article, she recounts the latest Istio 1.5 release and what the addition of WebAssembly brings to developers working with service mesh.
Oracle has been working on implementing a Wasm engine in GraalVM, and the result is GraalWasm. The project is still in its early stages and marked as experimental. Let’s see what Oracle has done so far, what the anticipated benefits are, and what’s planned for the future.
WebAssembly and Go, together in the browser with Vugu! This experimental library is for writing web UIs in pure Go, targeting WebAssembly. It takes inspiration from UI libraries such as Vue and React. While we wait for its v1.0 release, take a look at its current features and future plans.
Since we covered TinyGo last year, it has expanded its reach and seen several updates. This Go compiler for microcontrollers, modern web browsers, and command-line tools also can compile Go to WebAssembly to create browser-based apps. How small can TinyGo squeeze down WebAssembly and what drawbacks and limitations does it have?
The love for WebAssembly just keeps on growing! Fastly open sourced their internal native WebAssembly compiler and runtime, Lucet. Written in Rust, Lucet can execute tens of thousands of WebAssembly programs simultaneously, all with the benefits of a top-notch security architecture.
Hyperledger Sawtooth 1.1 was announced earlier this month. The latest release focuses on two major new features, namely an improved consensus interface and support for WebAssembly smart contracts. We talked to James Mitchell, Sawtooth maintainer and president of Bitwise IO about the most important changes in Sawtooth 1.1, its use cases and what’s next for this framework.
The latest edition of ThoughtWorks’ Technology Radar has highlighted what a lot of commentators already know: Istio and Knative are worth exploring but so are WebAssembly and Flutter. What’s even more interesting is that there are no languages, tools or platforms on the ‘adopt’ list so it’s safe to say that no one is missing out on anything.