Issue 2020-W06

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This week has been about Rust, a game like tetris, statistics of your codebase and WebAssembly.

# Bringing WebAssembly out side the web with WASI (video)

Lin Clark walks us through the ideas behind WebAssembly and how the result of it could lead to a more secure world.

If you rather read than watch, check her article Standardizing WASI: A system interface to run WebAssembly outside the web

# Epoll, Kqueue and IOCP explained with Rust

A web book on different methods to use different strategies for efficient high performance I/O.

# Strings in WebAssembly (Wasm)

An in-depth explanation of how Strings work in WebAssembly, specifically how Rust wasm-bindgen handles them.

# Why Discord is switching from Go to Rust

This is another sneak peek into how Discord is architected through a success story using Rust.

# Combinatris

A game like Tetris using SKI combinators instead of coloured blocks. This is a good excuse to learn how they work isn't it?

# Tokei

A tool that gives statistics about a codebase. It will show number of files, total lines, comments and blank lines grouped by language.