What is CoffeeScript?
CoffeeScript is a tool in the Languages category of a tech stack.
CoffeeScript is an open source tool with 16.3K GitHub stars and 2K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to CoffeeScript's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses CoffeeScript?
889 companies reportedly use CoffeeScript in their tech stacks, including Glovo, Accenture, and Typeform.
1262 developers on StackShare have stated that they use CoffeeScript.
Hexo, XenForo, Prepros, Huginn, and HostGator are some of the popular tools that integrate with CoffeeScript. Here's a list of all 10 tools that integrate with CoffeeScript.
Pros of CoffeeScript
Easy to read
Faster to write
Does the same with less code
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Decisions about CoffeeScript
Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose CoffeeScript in their tech stack.
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- String Interpolation
- Statement Modifiers
- Callback Handling
- The Fat Arrow
CoffeeScript Alternatives & Comparisons
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