CoffeeScript: Accelerated JavaScript Development [Trevor Burnham] on Paperback: pages; Publisher: Pragmatic Bookshelf; 1 edition (August 6, ). CoffeeScript burst onto the scene at the end of , and is beginning to show up everywhere. Ruby on Rails now ships with it as the default way to write. CoffeeScript compiles down to JavaScript through it’s NodeJS based compiler which it’s . Pragmatic Bookshelf’s Book “CoffeeScript: Accelerated JavaScript.

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In our first hello. I’d say this is probably pragmagic of the best JS books I’ve read in the past, format and learning results wise. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

The book also introduces Node. Oct 23, Anton Antonov rated it really liked it.

Oct 09, Aidid rated it liked it. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Pratmatic 25, Juha rated it really liked it. You’ll learn about time-saving features like list comprehensions and splats, organize your code into modules with extensible classes, and get your feet wet with jQuery by building a fast-paced word game. English Choose a language for shopping.

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Personally my experience with CoffeeScript is coffeescri;t limited – in fact on a few projects where CoffeeScript was the default language for client-side code, I wound up writing JavaScript and then using a converter to convert it to CoffeeScript. Node and CoffeeScript turn pragmaric to be a great match, allowing you to develop the front and back ends of a web application in the same language.


Ebooks are You just can’t give them to other people or sell them. Happy w that for now. Giving Prototypes Structure Inheritance: Background CoffeeScript is a light language that compiles down to JavaScript.

For the most part, statements in CoffeeScript correspond one-to-one with their equivalent in JavaScript. In the first book on this exciting new language, CoffeeScript guru Trevor Burnham shows you how to hold onto all the power and flexibility of JavaScript while writing clearer, cleaner, and safer code.

CoffeeScript by Trevor Burnham

The code however is very messy; although it is continually improved as new features are brought up, even the final version of the game is not what I would call a beautiful code.

This book is interesting, but it fails to make a compelling case for CoffeeScript. Top-tier tech companies like 37signals and GitHub use CoffeeScript production, and the style of CoffeeScript code has become more standardized as a result. Roman Mazur rated it liked it Apr 28, Skip to main content. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Jun 14, Eric rated it really liked it. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.


The weird language and syntax quirks started making a lot more sense, and the weirdness around variable scope finally clicked for me.

Trevor Burnham is a full-stack web developer with a passion for new technologies. Nevertheless, the coverage of jQuery and Node is very shallow and there are certainly better books to get familiar with both technologies.

Dominik rated it really liked it Oct 29, The CoffeeScript syntax on the other hand, improves the readability and writabilty of equivalent code that would have otherwise been prahmatic in JavaScript.

Description Prereqs Resources Extracts Author. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Functions in CoffeeScript are defined by a list of parameters, an arrow, and the function body.

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I feel like printing out the online docs would have been a better option. By using this site you understand and agree to our use of cookies, our Terms Of Useand Privacy Policy. If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you.