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Is there a “Hello world” smart contract in ewasm?

Is there any ewasm smart contract for testing? The example contracts of parity cannot be deployed due to exceeding block gas https://github.com/paritytech/pwasm-tutorial/
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What's the development status of Hera? [closed]

If I ran Hera on my ETH node instead of the EVM, will it break the node? I.e., is it buggy? Are there significant performance differences between Hera and the EVM as of right now? I cannot find any ...
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Why will the new Ethereum 2.0 virtual machine run smart contracts compiled to WebAssembly instead of LLVM IR?

LLVM seems to be a compile target with more mature implementations around it, so I figured LLVM would be a better assembly for the next generation EVM to run natively compared to WebAssembly which is ...
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eWASM vs PWASM: Are they complete independent? If so, in what ways are they different?

Understanding that eWASM is more like EVM 2.0 by replacing EVM with a subset of WASM instructions set.. What is the motivation of the PWASM project from Parity? Notes: https://medium.com/paritytech/...
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“EVM becomes a sidechain” - Solidity

I recently came across a comment from Vitalik Buterin on reddit where he said that the EVM will eventually either become a sidechain or a contract written in EWASM. The comment can be found here ...
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Is eWASM deployed on Ethereum?

The project is there for 2 years, is still under development. I'm wondering if it's mature enough to use.
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How to start writing a smart contract in eWASM?

There are many tools and repositories under https://github.com/ewasm What are the main steps to writing a smart contract in eWASM? What are the main components involved?
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What is eWASM and why is it the direction for the next version of the EVM?

eWASM was first proposed in EIP 48 with performance advantages over the EVM. Are there other advantages since the EIP was written in 2015? The initial benchmarks are also gone and are there any ...
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Why is the Ethereum Virtual Machine designed as a stack based language?

I heard that Ethereum is about to change into a flavor of Web Assembly (a register-based language, eWASM). Web Assembly is register-based, which means they are faster. So why is Ethereum using a ...