August 12, 2020

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Hi folks! If you've noticed we're not exactly every week right now, we're just skipping occasional weeks when not much has happened – you're still subscribed, and everything is fine 😁

What's New?

Updates to — The official third party code hosting system provided by the Deno project has seen a number of improvements including immutable downloads for tagged releases and publishing a module no longer involves editing a JSON file.

Luca Casonato

Segno 1.0: A Validation Library for Deno — Check if certain types of data match the right specifications. For example, is a supplied IP address really an IP address? Also covers email addresses, MAC addresses, country codes, numbers, and more. GitHub repo.

Constantin Metz

Using Node Modules in Deno — Ada calls this ‘a bad practice’ but notes that ‘sometimes there is no alternative’ especially considering how huge the npm ecosystem is compared to Deno’s nascent one.

Ada Rose Cannon

make-deno-edition: Automatically Makes package.json Projects Compatible with Deno — A CLI tool that takes your source edition (whichever directory contains your package’s TypeScript source files) and creates a compatible ‘deno edition’ in a deno-edition directory.


Deno 1.2.3 Released — Principally a fixes and refactoring type of release, with a few dependency updates too.

Deno Land

Quick bites:

Useful Resources

We're going to keep some links to perennially useful posts and resources down here just while everyone is getting up to speed with the Deno community. There's nothing new here, so if you want to skip them – no problem! :-)

awesome-deno: A Curated List of Things Related to Deno


The Deno Third Party Modules Directory — Deno has its own official code hosting service for Deno libraries.


Deno Docker: Latest Dockerfiles and Images for Deno — Grab some Docker files here covering Alpine Linux, CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu. 1.2.3 has just been released there.

Andy Hayden

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