Porting Games to the Web with WebAssembly
How to port an Asteroids game from C to WebAssembly 🎮
WebAssembly is a new language for the web. Much like low-level assembly languages, however, very few people write WebAssembly by hand; instead, you can compile code written in other languages (e.g. C, C++ and Rust) to WebAssembly and run that code in the browser.
Why would you ever want to do that, you ask? One reason is portability: WebAssembly makes it easier to port existing games, desktop applications, and command-line tools to the web…