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JavaScript vs WebAssembly: What are the differences?

JavaScript: Lightweight, interpreted, object-oriented language with first-class functions. JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles; WebAssembly: A binary instruction format for a stack-based virtual machine. It is an open standard that defines a portable binary code format for executable programs, and a corresponding textual assembly language, as well as interfaces for facilitating interactions between such programs and their host environment.

JavaScript and WebAssembly belong to "Languages" category of the tech stack.

WebAssembly is an open source tool with 3.49K GitHub stars and 347 GitHub forks. Here's a link to WebAssembly's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, JavaScript has a broader approval, being mentioned in 10528 company stacks & 37503 developers stacks; compared to WebAssembly, which is listed in 11 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.

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What is JavaScript?

JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.

What is WebAssembly?

It is an open standard that defines a portable binary code format for executable programs, and a corresponding textual assembly language, as well as interfaces for facilitating interactions between such programs and their host environment.
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