Readings for Lunch — [ 24 Mar 2017 ]

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The past 10 years of Facebook monthly active users (source)

JAVASCRIPT

Why WebAssembly is Faster Than asm.js

WebAssembly is a new binary execution format for the Web. A major goal of WebAssembly is to be fast. This post gives some technical details about how it (ndr: supposedly) achieves that.

TOOLS

Air/shots

Air/shots is an internal initiative from the Airbnb Design Tools team (yes, DesOps is a thing, now) to take screenshots in batches of their apps using native OS emulators. Very promising for Visual Regression Testing too… 🙂