November 26, 2020

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▶  How to Build Your Own HTTP Router for Deno — If you like a bit of live coding, this is for you. James takes a few minutes to sell us on Deno but then moves into 40 minutes of coding.

James Wright

Deno 1.5.4 Released — Whereas 1.5.3 was principally a bug fix release, 1.5.4 includes a few new (but small) features including sha1Hmac, os.totalmem and os.freemem, and process.nextTick.

Deno Land

Deno 1.5 Sees 3x Bundling Performance Improvement Due to Rust-Based Compiler — Bit of a high level news piece from InfoQ but it’s always nice to see Deno being recognized.

Bruno Couriol (InfoQ)

dvm: A Fast and Simple Version Manger for Deno — There’s been a trend of JavaScript tools being written in Go and Rust lately and this one carries the trend on. One big upside is there are no runtime dependencies at all.


deno-canvas: Canvas API for Deno, Ported from canvaskit-wasm (Skia)


Stampede: Deno REST Framework and Ecosystem

Anur Bašić

deno_mysql: A MySQL Driver for Deno

Deno Drivers

💌 Deno continues to impress..

Sure, it's just a startup time benchmark, but if you're using Deno heavily for running scripts or even in a serverless context, milliseconds count.

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. 1.5.4 has been added.

Andy Hayden