#55: Deno v1.29 and `npm install heat`
2022 was a big year for Deno: we're officially npm compatible, we launched the Deno-first framework Fresh, announced partnerships with Netlify, Supabase, and Slack, raised a series A to continue making Deno the easiest, most secure, and fastest runtime, and much much more.
As the final newsletter for 2022, here's the roundup of updates from the team and the community from the past month!
Articles and Resources
Deno v1.29: Custom npm registry support — The Deno Team — This most recent update includes a lot of improvements to npm compatibility, REPL, and more. Check out our video for the highlights.
Build a Static Site with Lume — Óscar Otero — A quick walkthrough on using Lume to build a static site.
Denonomicon: Interfacing with non-C API libraries — Aapo Alasuutari — Denonomicon now has a whole slew of articles about interfacing with C++ libraries through Deno FFI.
Building a full stack app with Deno Fresh and Fauna — Shadid Haque — An excellent guide on building an app with Fresh and Fauna.
Integrating Deno with Firebase Firestone — Little Sticks — A video tutorial on using Firebase Firestone (a cloud-hosted NoSQL) with Deno. e
A Review of UltraJS, Mixing React and Deno in a Single Framework — Fernando Doglio — Next time you want to use React, check out UltraJS. Zero bundling, native TypeScript and import map support, and more. And here's the podcast episode where the author interviews UltraJS creator, Omar Mashaal.
Code and Tools
- deno_changesets — 🦕 Deno native way to manage versioning and changelogs.
- dwm — Deno Window Manager: Cross-platform window creation and management.
- steamy — A Valve API wrapper for Deno.
- libclang-deno — Deno FFI bindings for libclang
Odds and Ends
- Ryan Dahl made several podcast appearances this past weeks. He was on Syntax.fm, Changelog's JS Party, Shoptalk, and Podrocket. These are all links to the show notes so you can dive right to the section that interests you. Give them a listen!
- Have you ever used Sanity CMS? This repo is an example of connecting Sanity to Fresh and getting a perfect pagespeed score.
- This web app store was written in Fresh. View source here.
And that's it for this newsletter! If you think someone may find this useful, please forward it to them.
See you all next year!