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WebAssembly (wasm) is a web standard that defines a binary format and a corresponding assembly-like text format for executable code in Web pages.

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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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"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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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 ...
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How to start writing a smart contract in eWASM?

There are many tools and repositories under What are the main steps to writing a smart contract in eWASM? What are the main components involved?
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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:
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using Wasm can avoid Hard fork?

Is it possible if we use wasm in blockchain can we avoid hard fork, If it's possible how does it work? I read in parity ethereum whitepaper.
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When will the 64bit eWasm EVM be launched?

Now with the eth2.0 delay, I can't find out when eWASM will be fully adopted. For some strange reason, the single most important question about eWASM is missing from their FAQ and this change doesn't ...
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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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Is it possible to convert WASM bytecode to EVM bytecode?

I have contract written in ink! (Rust), it can be compiled to wasm bytecode. My question is, can I convert this bytecode to EVM bytecode?
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