Everything You Need To Know About Deno Vs Node.Js Development and Important Features

Start with Deno

Let’s install Deno

Deno is built with:

  • V8 (Google JavaScript runtime used in Node and Chrome)
  • TypeScript (JavaScript and TypeScript compatibility)
  • Rust (for writing Deno’s core)
  • Tokio (Rust for event loop)
  • Optional chaining and nullish coalescing

Key features and advantages

  • Deno is a well-designed module with security features.
  • It possesses a built-in dependency controller and a code developer.
  • There is a default secure runtime environment.


Standard Library:


Comparison: Node.js and Deno

Third-party package management


Apart from two key differences, many other distinctions about Deno and Node.js are listed below

  • Node.js was written in C++ whereas Deno’s core is written in Rust programming language.
  • Deno includes Typescript, which is good for a large application. This superset of javascript aims to eliminate the possible coding errors before their final execution.
  • Unlike Node.js, Deno follows a decentralized approach with ES6 import statements.
  • Explicit permission is required for network, file, and environment access in Deno, which is not applicable for Node.js.
  • Deno has the capability of breaking on unhandled exceptions, which was no case in Node.js.

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Bhumin Vadalia

Bhumin Vadalia

Bhumin is a tech enthusiast. As an occasional blogger, He loves to share knowledge regarding technological advancements in the domains of web & mobile app.