deno VS bun

Compare deno vs bun and see what are their differences.


A modern runtime for JavaScript and TypeScript. (by denoland)


Incredibly fast JavaScript runtime, bundler, transpiler and package manager – all in one. (by oven-sh)
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deno bun
288 76
85,462 34,360
1.3% 17.0%
9.9 10.0
about 1 hour ago 2 days ago
Rust Zig
MIT License -
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Posts with mentions or reviews of deno. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-09-26.


Posts with mentions or reviews of bun. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-09-22.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing deno and bun you can also consider the following projects:

GORM - The fantastic ORM library for Golang, aims to be developer friendly

typescript-language-server - TypeScript & JavaScript Language Server

ASP.NET Core - ASP.NET Core is a cross-platform .NET framework for building modern cloud-based web applications on Windows, Mac, or Linux.

esbuild - An extremely fast JavaScript and CSS bundler and minifier

Koa - Expressive middleware for node.js using ES2017 async functions

vite - Next generation frontend tooling. It's fast!

nvim-lspconfig - Quickstart configs for Nvim LSP

zx - A tool for writing better scripts

swc - Rust-based platform for the Web - A fast, global content delivery network for ES Modules.

node - Node.js JavaScript runtime :sparkles::turtle::rocket::sparkles:

remix - Build Better Websites. Create modern, resilient user experiences with web fundamentals.