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Future of JavaScript tooling

rajikaimal profile image Rajika Imal ・1 min read

Recently I've seen a transition of building tooling infra in the JavaScript ecosystem using languages other than JavaScript! Specifically with compiled languages such as Rust and Go. The main goal is performance.

JavaScript is a great language for most of the use cases in software development. But when it comes to creating high performant tooling, there are better options out there.

Here are a few tools built with compiled languages,

Even at the early stage of development, these tools have shown better performance compared to their counterparts written in JavaScript.

esbuild performance comparison,
esbuild perf

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