A language that compiles into JavaScript. You can use any existing JavaScript library seamlessly from CoffeeScript (and vice-versa). The compiled output is readable and pretty-printed, will work in every JavaScript runtime, and tends to run as fast or faster than the equivalent handwritten JavaScript.

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First released 2009
Developed by Jeremy Ashkenas
Latest stable version 2
Open-source Not defined

Interesting facts

The golden rule of CoffeeScript is: “It’s just JavaScript.”


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