Comparison with neon
neon (opens in a new tab) is the other rust crate which provide great development experience and high performance.
neon has a v8 backend and an incomplete napi backend. Looking only at the N-API backend, there are also many differences between
neon has 2 backends and it tries to abstract over the 2 different API's.
napi-rs is lighter and the API is closer in concept to the original N-API.
neon has a simple cli tool which could help you to build/create packages in local.
@napi-rs/cli does more things like managing your binary cross local environment and CI, helping you publish packages in GitHub Actions painlessly.