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WASM (Web Assembly) is relatively new. How does EOS make use of WASM? And are there other blockchains working with WASM?

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Smart contract in EOS are developed in C++, then compiled into wasm code using eosiocpp (or eosio-cpp) and uploaded to the blockchain using cleos set contract. Why wasm? Read this post, basically for speed performances. Ethereum also seems to want to use wasm, there is a project called ewasm.

  • Aside from ethereum. What other blockchains are taking this approach? – Patoshi パトシ Oct 5 '18 at 16:07
  • @Patoshiパトシ ontology, polkadot, dfinity, hyperledger, probably more – confused00 Oct 5 '18 at 22:57

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