Chapter 1: Hello WebAssembly

Let's cut to the chase – if you're holding this book, you probably already know you love Rust, and you think WebAssembly is a great way to deploy your Rust programs to the web. Good news – you're right! Rust and WebAssembly are a match made in programmer heaven, and while WebAssembly is still in its early days, game development is an ideal candidate for WebAssembly. I am excited to be guiding you through building a game for the web in Stack Overflow's "most-loved" language, Rust.

This chapter is all about equipping yourself with the tools for the game development journey. In this chapter, we'll cover the following topics:

  • What is WebAssembly?
  • Creating a Rust and WebAssembly project skeleton
  • Translating JavaScript ...

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