CoffeeScript vs jQuery: What are the differences?
"Easy to read", "Faster to write" and "Syntactic sugar" are the key factors why developers consider CoffeeScript; whereas "Cross-browser", "Dom manipulation" and "Power" are the primary reasons why jQuery is favored.
CoffeeScript and jQuery are both open source tools. It seems that jQuery with 51.9K GitHub stars and 18.3K forks on GitHub has more adoption than CoffeeScript with 15.2K GitHub stars and 1.99K GitHub forks.
According to the StackShare community, jQuery has a broader approval, being mentioned in 4052 company stacks & 2610 developers stacks; compared to CoffeeScript, which is listed in 364 company stacks and 170 developer stacks.
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