js-sys: WebAssembly in WebAssembly

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Using the js-sys crate we can get pretty meta and instantiate WebAssembly modules from inside WebAssembly modules!


# #![allow(unused_variables)]
#fn main() {
use js_sys::{Function, Object, Reflect, WebAssembly};
use wasm_bindgen::prelude::*;
use wasm_bindgen_futures::{spawn_local, JsFuture};

// lifted from the `console_log` example
extern "C" {
    #[wasm_bindgen(js_namespace = console)]
    fn log(a: &str);

macro_rules! console_log {
    ($($t:tt)*) => (log(&format_args!($($t)*).to_string()))

const WASM: &[u8] = include_bytes!("add.wasm");

async fn run_async() -> Result<(), JsValue> {
    console_log!("instantiating a new wasm module directly");

    let a = JsFuture::from(WebAssembly::instantiate_buffer(WASM, &Object::new())).await?;
    let b: WebAssembly::Instance = Reflect::get(&a, &"instance".into())?.dyn_into()?;

    let c = b.exports();

    let add = Reflect::get(c.as_ref(), &"add".into())?
        .expect("add export wasn't a function");

    let three = add.call2(&JsValue::undefined(), &1.into(), &2.into())?;
    console_log!("1 + 2 = {:?}", three);
    let mem = Reflect::get(c.as_ref(), &"memory".into())?
        .expect("memory export wasn't a `WebAssembly.Memory`");
    console_log!("created module has {} pages of memory", mem.grow(0));
    console_log!("giving the module 4 more pages of memory");
    console_log!("now the module has {} pages of memory", mem.grow(0));


fn run() {
    spawn_local(async {