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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Brief Introduction to CoffeeScript – Jumpstart Lab Curriculum

Nevertheless, the coverage of coffeesfript and Node is very shallow and there are certainly better books to get familiar with both technologies. If we do not remember to do this, we instead create global variables which might accidentally clobber another global variable somewhere else. Jan 30, Andrey Dolganov rated it liked it Shelves: This was supposed to be a CoffeeScript book, wasn’t it? Though CoffeeScript is a new language, you can already find it almost everywhere.

This book is not yet featured on Pramgatic. CoffeeScript is one of the most interesting developments in the world of programming languages in the last few years. One person found this helpful.


CoffeeScript: Accelerated JavaScript Development

Accelerated JavaScript Development offers a thorough introduction to this new language, starting from the basics. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Just like CoffeeScript itself, Trevor gets straight to the point and shows you the benefits of CoffeeScript and how to write concise, clear CoffeeScript code. Refresh and try again. Only bested by Eloquent JS 2nd edition which came out in a different time.

Onl Not a bad CoffeeScript learning coffeesxript. A large part about one third of the book is dedicated to jQuery and Node. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

Feb 25, Juha coffeescrpt it really liked it. I bailed out at this point because I am moving on to study a node specific book, which will cover more in depth this. Mar 22, Julian rated it liked it. The book contains several chapters, each describing a small set of related features of the language. 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.

Sergey Nikulin rated it really liked it Jul 17, Through the course of the book, you’ll build a fast-paced multiplayer word game-writing both the client with jQuery and server with Node.

Description Prereqs Resources Extracts Author. Because global variables can lead to more confusing and buggy cofveescript, we try to avoid them as much as possible. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

Interview with Trevor Burnham on CoffeeScript

By professional developers for professional developers. CoffeeScript was cofefescript out of love for the JavaScript language, but also out of frustration with the JavaScript syntax.

CoffeeScript provides all of JavaScript’s functionality wrapped in a cleaner, more succinct syntax that encourages use of “the good parts” of the language. Some prior experience with object-oriented programming in a language such as Ruby, Prgamatic, or JavaScript is strongly recommended. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Tutorials are easy to follow and concise. Here, we used the name variable that we created and used it inside another string that we passed to console. The JavaScript syntax has a tendency to become cumbersome, verbose, and arguably, syntactically messy.

Trevor Burnham is a full-stack web developer with a passion for new technologies. Functions in CoffeeScript are defined by a list of parameters, an arrow, and the function body.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. Jun 14, Eric rated it really liked it. Get to Know Us. The book does justice as a CoffeeScript introduction material and the exercises are there to make it stick. This book lets you start doing it today.

CoffeeScript by Trevor Burnham

Quick tutorial in usual pragprogs’ style. Jupp rated it it was amazing Jan 05, Every chapter has been revised and refactored, and new sections and a new chapter on testing have been added. 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.