There’s a new kid on the block and he’s really dope.
Why is it so hyped up?
- Bun is fast. Really fast.
- Bun also has a built-in bundler and transpiler.
- Bun is and aims to be more and more compatible with NodeJS.
- Bun supports Typescript and JSX out of the box.
and much more (unit tests, env variables…)…
Check the full Bun Roadmap to see where its headed
As of today, citing the docs
Bun natively implements hundreds of Node.js and Web APIs, including ~90% of Node-API functions (native modules), fs, path, Buffer and more.
I’m writing a series about the Google’s V8
Bun is also mainly written in Zig, a low level programming language with manual memory management.
All these factors and a really thoughtful and extensive code optimization make Bun blazingly fast.
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