Deno as the TypeScript runtime

Hey folks!

It would be great if Deno could eventually become the default runtime for TypeScript on CG, as a replacement for the current Node.js setup.

Deno is the new runtime for JavaScript and TypeScript that uses V8 and is built in Rust.

One of the main features is the first class support for TypeScript!

Version 1.0 was released about a month ago (May 13, 2020). Although it might sound a bit cutting-edge, it should now be ready for users and seems to be getting quite some traction.

A few resources for more details:


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Additionally, the runtime could potentially bundle a cache for a subset of the standard library too: