June 25, 2020

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Deno Dinosaur Artwork — What would the Go programming language be without its Go gopher mascot? And so it goes with Deno and the dinosaur.

Deno Project

▶  Ryan Dahl's Latest Talk about Deno — Deno’s creator gave a 27 minute talk for the online OpenJS World 2020 event. The slidedeck is here if you prefer to browse the concepts quickly rather than watch a video. Topics covered include Deno’s advantages, design, internal structure, and a basic roadmap for the near future.

Ryan Dahl

Getting Started with Oak in Deno — A comprehensive Oak with Deno tutorial for beginners (which, I guess, we all are when it comes to Deno). Oak is essentially the most popular option for building HTTP-based apps in Deno right now.

Robin Wieruch

5 Reasons Why Deno Will Stop Using TypeScript — Two weeks ago we linked to a design document discussing dropping the use of TypeScript internally within Deno. This post takes a higher level look at why.

Elio Rivero

Deno 1.1.1 Released — Almost entirely bug fixes this time with a tiny V8 version bump (to 8.5.104) too.

Deno Land

Computed Types: Joi-Like Validation for TypeScript — Formerly known as Funval, Copmuted Types brings strongly typed validation to TypeScript and can automatically generate interfaces at compile time.


Rhum: A Lightweight Testing Framework for Deno

Drash Land

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

▶  A 50 Minute Deno Crash Course

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