Deno Newsletter #24 - v0.11.0

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[caption align="alignnone" width="980"]With latest release you can pass CLI flags after the script name[/caption]

Last week v0.11.0 was released!

Important changes to Deno:

  • feat: add Deno.homeDir() (#2578)
  • feat: change Reader interface (#2591) - make sure to update your code to new return value, which is no longer `ReadResult`
  • feat: add shell completions (#2577)
  • feat: parse CLI flags after script name (#2596)
  • fix: normalize Deno.execPath (#2598)
  • fix: run blocking function on a different task (#2570)
  • fix: return useful error when import path has no ./ (#2605)
  • fix: multiple error messages for missing file (#2587)

Important changes to standard library:

Full list of changes can be found here


There's a lot going on in the repo, here are some pull requests that you might be interested in:

  • feat: snapshot creator in Rust (#2617)
  • feat: use `cargo build` as main build frontend, incremental builds (#2609)
  • feat: dynamic imports (#2510)
  • feat: native plugins (#2385)
  • feat: YAML module (deno_std#528)

We're also working on rewrite of DenoDir, one of major requirements for 1.0 version. An RFC with proposed implementation is being worked on, I welcome you to take a look and express your opinions.

Thanks for reading and stay tuned for more news next week!

- Bartek

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