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Nick Vidal

Profian is attending KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe, in Valencia, Spain. Around 7500 attendees from across the world are participating. Profian is a Gold sponsor of Wasm Day, a co-located event in its third edition, bringing together the WebAssembly community specially interested in using Wasm on the server-side.

Source: Profian's Blog


Nathaniel McCallum
Harlad Hoyer

Title: WASI Networking: Towards a World Wide WebAssembly
Author: Nathaniel McCallum, Harald Hoyer
Date: May 16, 2022

The advancement of WASI, the WebAssembly System Interface, is key to pushing WebAssembly beyond the browser - from the Cloud to the Edge - allowing developers to build applications that are capable of running in a wide range of architectures and interfacing with an array of systems. One of the most exciting developments has been WASI’s networking support, which will unleash a whole new set of applications. In this session, we’ll explore the current state of WASI networking and cover the recent implementation of sock_accept(). Next, we’ll demonstrate a Wasm server using the Rust mio framework, along with some examples of networked applications. Finally, we’ll discuss the next steps towards building a full fledged networking API and the future of network-enabled WebAssembly applications, including some considerations with regards to deploying network identities and security implications.

Source: KubeCon / Wasm Day Europe 2022


Mike Bursell

Over at Enarx, we’re preparing for another release. They’re coming every four weeks now, and we’re getting into a good rhythm. Thanks to all contributors, and also those working on streamlining the release process. It’s a complex project with lots of dependencies – some internal, and some external – and we’re still feeling our way about how best to manage it all. One thing that you will be starting to see in our documentation, and which we intend to formalise in coming releases, is support for particular languages. I don’t mean human languages (though translations of Enarx documentation into different languages, to support as diverse a community as we can, is definitely of interest), but programming languages.

Source: Alice, Eve and Bob – a security blog