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Ewasm: Past, Present, Future

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Ewasm: Past, Present, Future

Duration: 01:57:10

Speaker: Guillaume Ballet, Alex Beregszaszi, Casey Detrio, Paul Dworzanski

Type: Breakout

Expertise: intermediate

Event: Devcon 5

Date: Oct 2019

Starting with a brief introduction, we explain the challenges, design directions, and the work done in the last 12 months. We conclude with a roadmap of Ewasm. The session will consist of four parts: 1. Introduction 2. Speed, Size, and Extensibility – a honest report of Wasm in Ethereum (aka "The Benchmarking Report") 3. Is Wasm suitable for blockchain? This part will explain the changes (if any) needed for Wasm, questions relevant to blockchain, and solutions developed and proposed. 4. Roadmap

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About the speakers

AB

Alex Beregszaszi

Alex is the team lead of Ipsilon at the Ethereum Foundation, a group focused on improving the EVM. Alex has been an early contributor and co-lead of the Solidity team.

CD

Casey Detrio

Long-term contributor to EthereumJS, currently busy doing experiments on sharding R&D implementations.

GB

Guillaume Ballet

Geth team, interfacing between research and engineering. Interested in evolutions to the Ethereum protocol.

PD

Paul Dworzanski

Team member/grantee

Member of the Ewasm team. Developing PyWebAssembly and CppWebAssembly, which closely follow the WebAssembly specification. Paul is also building tools for developers and researchers. Paul is trained in Mathematics.

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