How is Deno different? Well, Deno, like Node, uses the V8 engine and event-driven architecture. But here is where the similarities end.
- Deno ships as a single executable with built-in, Go-inspired test runners and dependency management.
- Deno has better security by default. Programs run in a sandbox that doesn’t have access to the network, the environment, or the filesystem unless explicitly granted.
The most significant difference, though, is that Deno doesn’t have a package manager (say goodbye to npm). That means Node.js modules are largely unsupported. Instead, Deno uses decentralized ES Modules. To…