Welcome to Another Blog, Today we will learn about why WebAssembly & Rust is considered a Deadly Combination!
Firstly, Rust isn't doing a singular thing differently than any other programming language, but rather the way the whole package comes together creates an amazing and unique solution!
Rust has an impressive set of features that can be categorized into four categories:
- Superb performance
- Great safety
- Easy tooling
- A welcoming community
Additionally, Rust with Wasm has the advantage of fast execution and small binary size. These two languages are comparable to or even a little better than C and C++, which are garbage-collected languages. However, even a relatively small runtime language like Go has a hello world binary size of 2MB after being compiled to .wasm.
As the .wasm must be downloaded over the network, code size is extremely important. The absence of a runtime enables small .wasm sizes since there is no extra bloat, such as a garbage collector. Your code size is only affected by the functions you use.
With Rust and Wasm's extensive tooling, excellent efficiency, and portability across a wide spectrum of hardware and software environments, the pair can form a formidable combination.
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