Does this mean deno is ready for production?

In short: No. This was a pain to write. I can't even create a side dev command,since there is currently no working way to get cross-platform file watching under deno.For now, I just use a makefile for my development environment.

Can I see the source for this site?

Yes! It's in the docs folder on GitHub.

Why side over other static site generators?

No reason, really. There are two selling points for side: