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WebAssembly in Kong using WasmX

Event Ended
August 10, 2023

Get a technical preview of the upcoming support for WebAssembly in the Kong Gateway leveraging WasmX, a project created by Kong that adds WebAssembly support into Nginx.

You will learn:

WebAssembly and what kinds of multi-language development it allows

WasmX and how it extends Nginx capabilities to support WebAssembly in a way that is Virtual Machine agnostic

Proxy-Wasm, the emerging standard for gateway extensions using Wasm, allowing filters to be written once and used in different gateways or meshes that support the format

How WasmX integrates into the Kong Gateway, enabling the execution of Proxy-Wasm filters as easily as Kong Plugins