Building a Better Web
June 11–12, 2018: Training
June 12–14, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA
Sasha Aickin

Sasha Aickin
Developer, Self-employed


Sasha Aickin has been working in the software industry in San Francisco for nearly 20 years. His most recent position was as the CTO of Redfin. He is currently a React core team member.


9:00am–9:40am Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Future JS and Functional
Location: 210 B/F
Secondary topics:  Developer Experience Track: Tools, Platforms, and Techniques, Technical
Sasha Aickin (Self-employed)
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WebAssembly has been hailed in some quarters as the next JavaScript, but the truth is much more complicated. Sasha Aickin outlines what WebAssembly is good for right now in today's shipping browsers. Through the lens of a project ported from JavaScript to WebAssembly, Sasha details when it is practical to use WebAssembly and when it is not. Read more.