March 4, 2021

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Deno 1.8 Released — There are a handful of nice enhancements and updates in this latest release:

  • Experimental support for WebGPU so you can access general purpose GPU-based compute power from Deno.
  • All Intl APIs are now available.
  • You can fetch private modules from a private server using auth tokens.
  • Revamped coverage tooling with deno coverage.

Bartek Iwańczuk, Luca Casonato, and Ryan Dahl

Cliffy: A Command Line Framework for Deno — A collection of modules for creating interactive command line tools with support for type checking arguments, auto generated help, shell completion, parsing key codes, interactive prompts, rendering of tables, and more.

Benjamin Fischer

An Interview with Ryan Dahl, the Creator of Node.js and Deno — Ryan created Node.js 11 years ago and in recent years has moved on to Deno where he’s attempting a new take at the same idea. This interview touches on Deno’s challenges and Ryan’s love of Rust and Vim.


Deno Websocket: A Simple WebSocket Library for Deno — It’s like a Deno equivalent of ws.


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.

Andy Hayden