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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Good book to those who are new to CoffeeScript, but prior talking about javascript, at least a basic introduction to javascript is a must.

CoffeeScript: Accelerated JavaScript Development

Functions in CoffeeScript are defined by a list of parameters, an arrow, and the function body. The weird language and syntax quirks started making a lot more sense, and the weirdness around variable scope finally clicked for me. About this Title Pages: Roman Mazur rated it liked it Apr 28, Oct 23, Anton Antonov 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. Read more Read less. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

Tutorials are easy to follow and concise. The book is packed with a lot of useful information ranging from installation instructions for the Macbasic language features, jQuery integration and server-side programming with Node.


No trivia or quizzes yet. I enjoyed the writing style and some of the exercises which were challenging enough to make me go explore on my own concepts that are not fully developed in the book, but which are a logical continuation to the book material.

CoffeeScript is JavaScript done right. CoffeeScript makes it easier than ever to write powerful, standards-compliant JavaScript code. He is the founder of DataBraid, a startup developing scientific computing tools that support remote collaboration.

This variable cofefescript within a string is called string interpolation, and CoffeeScript borrows this behavior from the Ruby language.

Happy w that for now. Just nice to have it all in one place on my bookshelf. If we do not remember to do this, we instead create global variables which might accidentally clobber another global variable somewhere else. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

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Trevor serves up a rich blend coffeesrcipt language overview and real-world examples, showcasing why I consider CoffeeScript my secret weapon for iOS, Android, and WebOS mobile development.

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Good overview with multiple realistic use-cases culminating in an interesting game program written in front and back in CoffeeScript. This website uses cookies for account and order processing. Over the last five years, CoffeeScript has taken the web development world by storm.


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I would be curious to get input from a developer’s perspective. For example, it includes a simple syntax for object oriented programming, and it includes Python-like array and object comprehensions that make it easier to iterate and interact with lists and objects. This isn’t really the fault of the book or anything coffeesript I felt like it’s worth mentioning that it didn’t make a “convert” out of me or anything.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Andrew Nesbitt rated it really liked it Jan 06, He is the founder of DataBraid, a startup developing data analysis and visualization tools that support remote collaboration. Background CoffeeScript is a light language that compiles down to JavaScript.

This variable safety is one way that CoffeeScript handles lexical scoping of variables for us. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. This book is not. In JavaScript, when we want to scope a variable only to the local function block, we must prefix each local variable declaration cogfeescript the var keyword. Books by Trevor Burnham.