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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Even the object oriented design of the game is not clean and many decisions make no sense. To see what your friends thought of this book, doffeescript sign up. Quite a good introduction to CoffeeScript and does a nice job pointing out what’s good about CoffeeScript versus JavaScript.

The last two chapters are not related to the rest of the book, and not why I purchased this book. One of the easiest ways to do this is to first install Node. Trevor Burnham is a full-stack web developer with a passion for new technologies. Suddenly everyone’s talking about this language touted by its creator as “JavaScript’s less ostentatious little brother.

Tutorials are easy to follow and concise. Not a bad CoffeeScript learning resource. After we have the Node Package Manager installed, we can use it to install the CoffeeScript compiler. Overall, the book seems to be targeted towards beginners in the area of web development. There’s a coffeesdript loading this menu right now.

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May 10, Carlos rated it it was amazing. About this Title Pages: Mar 12, Rick rated it liked it Shelves: Nov 30, Michael Economy rated it it was ok. First, we must install the CoffeeScript compiler.



The author even created an alternative to the missing method connect. Personally my experience with CoffeeScript is pretty 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 Pragmatid. Refresh and try again. I feel like printing out the online docs would have been a better option.

View all 6 comments. Over the last five years, CoffeeScript has taken the web development world by storm. Skip to main content. There is no need for curly braces or semi-colons, but you do need to ensure proper 2-space nesting conventions. This was supposed to be cofreescript CoffeeScript book, wasn’t it?

CoffeeScript by Trevor Burnham

Only bested by Eloquent JS 2nd edition which came out in a different time. Mar 22, Julian rated it liked it. Each chapter is example-driven and includes challenging exercises to push your CoffeeScript know-how further.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. All functions implicitly return the last value within the function body, so we could write a new square function the reuses the area function above. If we do not remember to do this, we instead create global coffeesript which might accidentally clobber another global variable somewhere else.

Brief Introduction to CoffeeScript – Jumpstart Lab Curriculum

This book will show you just how powerful and fun CoffeeScript can be. Roman Mazur rated it liked it Apr 28, Jan 30, Andrey Dolganov rated it liked it Shelves: Some prior experience with object-oriented programming in a language such as Ruby, Python, or JavaScript is strongly recommended.


In the first book on this exciting new language, CoffeeScript guru Trevor Burnham shows you how to hold onto all the power and flexibility coffeescrript JavaScript while writing clearer, cleaner, and safer code.

Skip to main content. 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.

Giving Prototypes Structure Inheritance: This website uses cookies for account and order processing. The Cfofeescript was definitely shorter, but I always found it confusing.

CoffeeScript: Accelerated JavaScript Development, Second Edition

Espartaco rated it really liked it Feb 27, This long-awaited feature allows stack traces to reference the original CoffeeScript source code, rather than the compiled JavaScript. While Rails apps can exist without it, the JavaScript-driven interactive applications lragmatic tomorrow will use it extensively.

In JavaScript, when we want to scope a variable only to the local function block, we must prefix each local variable declaration with the var keyword. Andrew Nesbitt rated it really liked it Jan 06, JavaScript may well be the most important language in the world, blessed with the coffeesceipt privilege of running in all major web browsers and, thanks to Node.

For other means of installing Node and the Node Package Manager, see https: