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A language which compiles to JavaScript
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What is LiveScript?

It has a straightforward mapping to JavaScript and allows you to write expressive code devoid of repetitive boilerplate. While LiveScript adds many features to assist in functional style programming, it also has many improvements for object oriented and imperative programming.
LiveScript is a tool in the Languages category of a tech stack.

Who uses LiveScript?

14 companies reportedly use LiveScript in their tech stacks, including Pixability, Yola, and Sulake.

4 developers on StackShare have stated that they use LiveScript.

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Why developers like LiveScript?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use LiveScript
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LiveScript's Features

  • Functional style programming
  • Imperative programming

LiveScript Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to LiveScript?
TypeScript is a language for application-scale JavaScript development. It's a typed superset of JavaScript that compiles to plain JavaScript.
A small strongly typed programming language with expressive types that compiles to JavaScript, written in and inspired by Haskell.
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It adds syntactic sugar inspired by Ruby, Python and Haskell in an effort to enhance JavaScript's brevity and readability. Specific additional features include list comprehension and de-structuring assignment.
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LiveScript's Followers
4 developers follow LiveScript to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Hossein Agha
Tomasz Sterna
Igor Fischer