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3. WebAssembly Text Toolkit and Other Utilities

Shashank Mohan Jain1  
Bangalore, India

The WebAssembly text toolkit is a toolkit to peek into a Wasm module in a textual format. Although the Wasm module is binary, this toolkit allows you to convert Wasm into a human-readable text format.

This chapter looks at some of the utilities that allow you to do the following.
  • Create a text file in WebAssembly text format (wat) and generate a Wasm file from it

  • Generate a wat file from a Wasm file

  • Generate a dump of the Wasm file

The wat2wasm Utility

This tool handcrafts Wasm files in a text format ...

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