Did you know you can compile C/C++ for the web?

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Did you know you can compile C/C++ for the web?

It's called emscripten and it will take your ANSI C or C++ and compile it (LLVM) into Webassembly which can then be called/launched from plain old HTML and JavaScript!

Not only can you use your standard libraries, it also allows you to use things like SDL.

Yep, even UnityUnity and UnrealUnreal - full games or multimedia developed in C but running in your web browser.

Webassembly in a good browser is so performant it opens up a whole bunch of possibilities, not least to give new life to old code.

Even Python has been compiled to run as an interpreter right in your browser.
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The Emscripten SDK (emsdk) can be used on Linux, Windows or MacOS, either using the download, compiling natively, or using Docker/Homebrew.

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