dcsimg

Google Officially Ends Support for PNaCl

By HTMLGoodies Staff

WEBINAR:
On-Demand

Building the Right Environment to Support AI, Machine Learning and Deep Learning


In a blog post, Google announced that it will end support for its PNaCl technology. Short for Portable Native Client, PNaCl was intended to allow browsers to run native C or C++ code. While Google supported the technology in Chrome, the other browser makers never adopted it. As a result, use of PNaCl remained "sufficiently low to warrant deprecation," as the company said in the blog post.

As an alternative, Google is embracing WebAssembly, a competing technology that Apple, Microsoft and Mozilla also support. Chrome and Firefox include default support for WebAssembly, and Edge and Safari have preview versions of WebAssembly support.

View article



Make a Comment

Loading Comments...

  • Web Development Newsletter Signup

    Invalid email
    You have successfuly registered to our newsletter.

    By submitting your information, you agree that htmlgoodies.com may send you HTMLGOODIES offers via email, phone and text message, as well as email offers about other products and services that HTMLGOODIES believes may be of interest to you. HTMLGOODIES will process your information in accordance with the Quinstreet Privacy Policy.

  •  
  •  
  •  
Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date