CoffeeScript Syntax, Getting Started, and Best Practices Guide

Last updated 1 year ago by Kyle Pennell

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CoffeeScript leverages the beautiful features and syntax of Ruby, Python, and Haskell to make JavaScript easier to write. CoffeeScript is one of the many popular languages (like TypeScript and Elm) that transcompile into JavaScript. This guide will cover how to install and use CoffeeScript. Installation

CoffeeScript runs in a Node.js environment. The objective of CoffeeScript is to provide identical features to JavaScript (but with a better syntax). Here is how to install CoffeeScript on Windows and Mac: MacOS Node.js and npm are needed to install CoffeeScript within Terminal. CoffeeScript can be installed by running

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