May 28, 2020

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Deno 1.0.2 Released — It’s time to hit deno upgrade for a bundle of CLI and stdlib fixes. Only one new feature.. you can now generate MD5 hashes using the standard library. Example:

import { Md5 } from "https://deno.land/std@0.53.0/hash/md5.ts";

let md5 = new Md5();
let hex = md5.update("").toString("hex");
console.log(hex);

A Deno Plugin for JetBrains' IntelliJ-Based IDEs — It's early days but if you use JetBrains' IDEs such as WebStorm, this plugin adds some initial support for Deno.

JetBrains

EVT: A Type Safe Replacement for Node's EventEmitter — Deno-first, but also available in Node via npm.

Garrone Joseph

▶  A 50 Minute Deno Crash Course — A lot of people are cranking out Deno videos right now, but Brad, the guy behind the popular Traversy Media YouTube channel, has a solid reputation for getting these things right. In just 50 minutes he takes a nice, balanced approach where he’s not just hyping up Deno as a Node replacement and walks through Deno’s plus points, tooling, building an API, etc. If you don’t mind screencasts and want a ‘one stop shop’ on Deno, this is a perfect place to start.

Traversy Media

Deno Project Seeking Sponsors on GitHub Sponsors

GitHub

Autopilot: A Cross-Platform Desktop Automation Library — Another example of where using Rust for dependencies opens up some fun options to Deno. The API on offer here is pretty simple.. type with type, move the pointer with moveMouse, screenshot with screenshot, etc.

Divy Srivastava

▶  Learn Node.js Before Deno — A ten-minute look at Deno, some common concerns with the new runtime, and why you’d want to know Node before jumping into Deno anyway.

Ben Awad

deno-wasi: An Initial WebAssembly System Interface Implementation

Casper Beyer

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 — What is an open source community without its own awesome-... list?

DenoLib

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

Deno

DenoPkg: Nicer URLs for Your GitHub-Hosted Deno Code — Rewrites URLs so you can target raw.githubusercontent.com in a nicer way.

Kevin Titor

Deno Docker: Latest Dockerfiles and Images for Deno — Grab some Docker files here covering Alpine Linux, CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu.

Andy Hayden

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