Installing wasm-bindgen

Learn how to install wasm-bindgen using cargo package manager.

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wasm-bindgen is used to bind entities from Rust into JavaScript and vice versa. wasm-bindgen makes it more natural to import exported entities from Rust into JavaScript. JavaScript developers will find that wasm-bindgen’s use of WebAssembly is similar to JavaScript.

This enables the use of richer and easier APIs while converting Rust into a WebAssembly module. wasm-bindgen uses these features and provides a simple API to use. It ensures that there is high-level interaction happening between the wasm modules and JavaScript. wasm-bindgen provides a channel between JavaScript and WebAssembly to communicate something other than numbers, such as objects, strings, and arrays.

To install wasm-bindgen-cli, use the following cargo command:

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