Dan Gohman (aka sunfish)’s Blog.
This is a blog about WebAssembly, compilers, SIMD.js, and related things.
Is WebAssembly Assembly? Is it Web?
“WebAssembly is neither Web nor Assembly” is a cute phrase, and it has enough of a kernel of truth to keep it going, but it also doesn’t tell the whole story.
JS-SIMD for asm.js in Firefox Nightly
Firefox Nightly now has an initial optimized implementation of the new JS-SIMD API, available to asm.js code, a major step in bringing the performance of SIMD parallelism to the web. You can download it and try out our demos right now.
Undef, an Introduction
undef is a curiosity and an enigma. It's a strange complexity that most people would rather not think about, including many who are unwilling to give it up. It's a fascinating glimpse into the mind of a compiler.
A new GVN for IonMonkey
Slides for my talk “A new GVN for IonMonkey” introducing the new GVN implementation that recently landed on mozilla-central are now up here.
Hello world, this is a blog
Occasionally people do tell me that I should blog about various things, so this is a blog.