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July 17, 2011

What is CoffeeScript?

Filed under: DotNet — tosaik @ 2:03 pm
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CoffeeScript is a little language that compiles into JavaScript. Underneath all of those embarrassing braces and semicolons, JavaScript has always had a gorgeous object model at its heart. CoffeeScript is an attempt to expose the good parts of JavaScript in a simple way.

The golden rule of CoffeeScript is: “It’s just JavaScript”. The code compiles one-to-one into the equivalent JS, and there is no interpretation at runtime. You can use any existing JavaScript library seamlessly (and vice-versa). The compiled output is readable and pretty-printed, passes through JavaScript Lint without warnings, will work in every JavaScript implementation, and tends to run as fast or faster than the equivalent handwritten JavaScript.

The official website for CoffeeScript is a great place to start

Now Visual Studio includes all the capabilities you need to start writing CoffeeScript………………….

Happy Coding…. 🙂

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