Deno, Rust and WebAssembly
How to extend Deno with Rust and WebAssembly functions

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Deno is a JavaScript / Typescript runtime written in Rust. It is based on Google V8 engine (same as Node.js) and created by Ryan Dahl -- the creator and original developer of Node.js.
Q: Is Deno going to replace Node.js?
A: It could. If it does, it will be one of the coming-to-age events for the Rust language for server-side applications. The same way Twitter made the Ruby language a legitimate choice for web apps almost 15 years ago.
Q: One of the great selling point of Deno is that it is written in Rust. Can I use Rust to enhance and extend Deno for my apps?
A: Yes. You can.
👉 Use the Deno feat native extension (similar to Node.js NAPI)
Q: Are server-side WebAssembly runtimes, such as the Second State VM, going to be available for Deno?
A: Yes, we are working on it!
Q: Can you run Deno in a serverless environment?
A: Yes.
Q: Is there a Deno-based serverless environment to run high performance Rust functions as services?
A: We are working on that!
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