Zeroize, a Rust crate to securely zero memory while avoiding compiler optimizations, https://github.com/iqlusioninc/crates/tree/develop/zeroize.
It is WebAssembly and embedded friendly.
How Web Content Can Affect Power Usage, https://webkit.org/blog/8970/how-web-content-can-affect-power-usage/.
A WebKit article listing some tips to minimize the impact of a Web page on the battery.
Reminder: As a developer, we have the responsability to take care of the hardware of our users.
Deconstructing Google's excuses on tracking protection, https://freedom-to-tinker.com/2019/08/23/deconstructing-googles-excuses-on-tracking-protection/.
A must read. Google tries to bend the reality with obvious false arguments. The article shows evidences of that.
Announcing TypeScript 3.6, https://devblogs.microsoft.com/typescript/announcing-typescript-3-6/.
Each release is cool. This one is also cool.
Debugging WebAssembly outside of the Browser, https://hacks.mozilla.org/2019/09/debugging-webassembly-outside-of-the-browser/.
wasmtime has an experimental connetor to LLDB. That's smart!
Dropbox, our jouney to type checking 4 million lines of Python, https://blogs.dropbox.com/tech/2019/09/our-journey-to-type-checking-4-million-lines-of-python/.
📢 New Wasmer project!
🎉 Announcing the first Postgres extension to run WebAssembly, https://medium.com/wasmer/announcing-the-first-postgres-extension-to-run-webassembly-561af2cfcb1 😍.
Can't wait to see what you will do with it!
Security flaws caused by compiler optimizations, https://www.redhat.com/en/blog/security-flaws-caused-compiler-optimizations.
Interesting to see how code transformations operated by compilers can lead to important vulnerabilities. I know that's an entire research domain though.
Ruffle, a Flash player emulator written in Rust, https://github.com/ruffle-rs/ruffle.
Ruffle compiles to WebAssembly, so it's a true alternative to Flash without any plugin.
See the demo: https://ruffle.rs/demo/?file=heroes_of_cybertron.swf
Malicious code in the purescript npm installer, https://harry.garrood.me/blog/malicious-code-in-purescript-npm-installer/.
The Rust compiler is still getting faster, https://blog.mozilla.org/nnethercote/2019/07/25/the-rust-compiler-is-still-getting-faster/.
We can’t say that @rustlang is slow to compile anymore. Kudos to the people behind those crazy improvements!
PhD Computer Scientist/Hacker, main projects: Hoa, Tagua VM, atoum, Atlasr. Web & Rust lover. Current Wasmer; ex Automattic, Liip, fruux, Mozilla.
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