Installing Emscripten Using emsdk

Learn how to install and update the Emscripten toolchain using emsdk.

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emsdk provides an easy way to install, manage, and switch versions of the Emscripten toolchain. emsdk takes care of setting up the environment, tools, and SDK required for compiling C/C++ to LLVM IR and then to JavaScript in the form of asm.js or the WebAssembly binary.

Let’s install Emscripten and start hacking:

  1. Clone the emsdk repo and go into the emsdk folder:

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