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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One of the easiest ways to do this is to first install Node.

Ebooks are You just can’t give them to other people or sell them. 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. I was a technical reviewer for pdagmatic book.

If a function has no parameters, you can forego the list of parameters in the function definition.

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Write a customer review. This extensively revised and updated new edition includes an all-new project to demonstrate CoffeeScript in action, both in the browser and on a Node. When the first edition of the book came out, Windows users had to use an emulated Linux environment like Cygwin to use Node-based CoffeeScript tools. Mar 12, Rick rated it liked it Shelves: You’ll learn to use time-saving features like list comprehensions and splats, organize your code into modules with extensible classes, and deploy your work to multiple environments.


Quite a good introduction to CoffeeScript and does a nice job pointing out what’s good about CoffeeScript coffeescripr JavaScript.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Feb 22, Nick Carter rated it really liked it Shelves: That said, while its helpful to know a bit about how jquery and coffeescript play together or node. Node and CoffeeScript turn out to be a great match, allowing you to develop the front and back ends of a web application in the same language.

This was supposed to be a CoffeeScript pragmattic, wasn’t it?

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CoffeeScript makes it easier than ever to write powerful, standards-compliant JavaScript code. Even the object oriented design of the game is not clean and many decisions make no sense.

Nov 30, Michael Economy rated it it was ok. Good read on the book and amazing exercises at the end of every chapters.

JavaScript may well be the most important language in the world, blessed with the unique privilege of running in all major web browsers and, thanks to Node. Pragmatic Bookshelf; 1 edition August 6, Language: This book is a great introduction to the world of CoffeeScript.


This is why compiled CoffeeScript wraps each file in an anonymous function. Books by Trevor Burnham.

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Onl Not a bad CoffeeScript learning resource. Cofreescript weird language and syntax quirks started making a lot more sense, and the weirdness around variable scope prragmatic clicked for me.

Barnaby B rated it liked it May 16, For the most part, statements in CoffeeScript correspond one-to-one with their equivalent in JavaScript. This isn’t really the fault of the book or anything but I felt like it’s worth mentioning that it didn’t make a “convert” out of me or anything. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. This website uses cookies for account and order processing. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Get to Know Us. With this book, I hope to coffeewcript the joy I felt when first exploring CoffeeScript, while helping readers to avoid many of the pitfalls–and to better understand the underlying JavaScript runtime.

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