Deno First Look
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Deno First Look

December 16, 2020 - 9:30am to 5:30pm Central Standard Time

This workshop has already been published as a course!

Deno First Look

Some Key Takeaways!

By coding along with us in the Workshop, you'll:

  • Understand what Deno is and why on earth we might need a new JavaScript command-line runtime
  • Learn the fundamental concepts and features of Deno
  • See Deno in action solving problems you might normally use Node for

Your (Awesome) Instructor

Burke Holland

Burke Holland

Burke Holland is a front-end developer living in Nashville, TN; the greatest city in the world. He enjoys JavaScript a lot because it’s the only way he Node to Express himself. Get it? Never mind. Burke blogs only slightly better than he codes and definitely not as good as he talks about himself in the third person. Burke works on the Azure team at Microsoft on behalf of JavaScript developers everywhere.

Spend A Full Day Immersed in Deno with Burke Holland

Workshop Details

Deno is a new command-line runtime for JavaScript. It is fundamentally different approach to running JavaScript on the server based on lessons learned from Node. If you're interested in learning what the future of JavaScript on the server _might_ be, this course is for you.

Daily Schedule

We've already held over 300 workshops with thousands of attendees in-person and online. In this time we've discovered ways to schedule the day, so it goes smoothly and efficiently. Regardless if you're in-person or participating with us online you'll have the full ability to replay things you missed, get your questions answered LIVE and interact with the teacher throughout the day.

  • 9:30AM
  • 10:00AM
    Why oh why do we need Deno
  • 11:00AM
    Getting up and running with Deno
  • 11:30AM
    Understanding the runtime
  • 12:00PM
  • 1:00PM
    What you can do with Deno alone
  • 2:00PM
    Using dependencies in Deno
  • 3:00PM
    Building a Deno-powered website
  • 4:00PM
    Deploying Deno

Interact with the Instructor

Get Your Questions Answered • Code Along with the Class • Classroom Format

Is This Workshop for Me?


If you have heard about this new thing called Deno and are wondering why oh why on earth someone would try and invent Node, or you just want to make sure you don't get left in the dust if Deno takes off and are looking to get a jump on essential Deno skills, you've come to the right place.

Any Prerequisites?

  • Basic Node.js experience is important so that you have a fundamental understanding JavaScript as a runtime on the server. There will also be some comparisons made to Node in this course to establish a baseline of common understanding.

Event Details


One Full Day Workshop Session

Replay Videos (available immediately)


December 16, 2020 - 9:30am to 5:30pm Central Standard Time


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