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Is there a "Hello world" smart contract in ewasm?

The de-facto Hello World contract is WRC-20, which is essentially a subset of ERC20 implemented in Ewasm.It is implemented in a few languages as an example. In C: https://github.com/ewasm/wrc20-...
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What is eWASM and why is it the direction for the next version of the EVM?

The project is still ongoing: https://github.com/ewasm/evm2wasm WASM seems more secure, also, webassembly is backed by Google, Apple and Microsoft, the community is also active, it's gonna be a ...
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Why is the Ethereum Virtual Machine designed as a stack based language?

A stack-based machine can be easier to implement than a register-based one, and I assume that was ultimately the decision-making factor here. The document "A Prehistory of the Ethereum Protocol" ...
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Why will the new Ethereum 2.0 virtual machine run smart contracts compiled to WebAssembly instead of LLVM IR?

The Webassembly(wasm) gives you more compatibility, portability, optimization than LLVM IR. wasm makes transactions faster and thus creates a better environment for smart contracts(It allows you to ...
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"EVM becomes a sidechain" - Solidity

Actually the solidity compiler can output ewasm already. So you do not have to use another language if you do not want. But I do not think the change is imminent. It will take some time until changes ...
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using Wasm can avoid Hard fork?

If the consensus mechanism is stored in the blockchain as WASM code and every client comes with a WASM interpreter, no forks are required anymore since every client can fallback to WASM code in the ...
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Is eWASM deployed on Ethereum?

Take it for a spin and find out https://github.com/paritytech/pwasm-tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1176&v=Adcn-L59LRs
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Is eWASM deployed on Ethereum?

It's deployed on the kovan testnet but not on the mainnet.
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How to start writing a smart contract in eWASM?

You do not need to write contract in eWASM. Just write it using solidity, and it will be converted to EVM bytecode, then eWASM. As I know so far, the eWASM is only available on Kovan testnet, so you ...
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