The Bytecode Alliance has incorporated as a 501(c)(6) non-profit organisation. Mozilla said this will allow the Alliance to scale better as it lets in its first raft of new members.
This week, there is a bunch of news to go around regarding Flight Simulator deliverables, including information on the closed beta for VR, the publicly available SDK, the Partnership series, and more.
Google Earth for the web has finally come to more browsers like Edge, Opera, and Firefox, courtesy of the WebAssembly standard. The web-based service was originally available on Chrome only.
Mozilla, Intel, Red Hat, and Fastly have announced the co-founding of the Bytecode Alliance, which aims to create new software foundations based on WebAssembly and WebAssembly System Interface.
In the latest beta version of Firefox, Mozilla has dramatically sped up WebAssembly calls from Firefox. This should make some browser-based games, that use WebAssembly, run much faster.
Mozilla has released Firefox 58 today with new features such as a two-tiered WebAssembly compiler for speedier browsing, and support for credit cards within the in-built auto-fill tool.
Mozilla plans to ship Firefox 58 on January 23 with a new two-tiered compiler which will give a big performance boost to browsing. You should notice faster browsing on both desktop and mobile.
The next scripting revolution for the web inched closer to reality with the 'browser preview' of WebAssembly now available in experimental form in Firefox and Chrome, with Edge nearly ready to ship.