Is Deno the Future of Javascript

Over approximately this past year a “new” JavaScript runtime has been gaining attention. Made by the same person who made NodeJS, Deno is a JavaScript runtime that is in a lot of ways better in terms of compatibility, and among other things. There’s plenty of articles out there on this topic, but this is going to be my personal take on where it’s going. Compatibility One thing that has been in Node for quite a while is backwards compatibility functionality, things like require which was originally created by RequireJS, among other small things are an issue as not only does this not make it compatible in the browser (for use in both front and backend development), but it also in some cases is highly against the ECMAScript specifications....

October 3, 2020 · 6 min · Hanna Rose