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Description

What is CoffeeScript?

CoffeeScript is a little language that compiles into JavaScript. Underneath that awkward Java-esque patina, JavaScript has always had a gorgeous heart. CoffeeScript is an attempt to expose the good parts of JavaScript in a simple way.

What is Perl?

Perl is a general-purpose programming language originally developed for text manipulation and now used for a wide range of tasks including system administration, web development, network programming, GUI development, and more.

What is JRuby?

JRuby is the effort to recreate the Ruby (http://www.ruby-lang.org) interpreter in Java. The Java version is tightly integrated with Java to allow both to script any Java class and to embed the interpreter into any Java application. See the docs directory for more information.

Pros

Why do developers choose CoffeeScript?
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    Why do developers choose Perl?
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    Why do developers choose JRuby?
    Why do you like JRuby?

    Cons

    What are the cons of using CoffeeScript?
    Downsides of CoffeeScript?

    What are the cons of using Perl?
    Downsides of Perl?

    What are the cons of using JRuby?
    No Cons submitted yet for JRuby
    Downsides of JRuby?

    Pricing

    How much does CoffeeScript cost?
    How much does Perl cost?
    How much does JRuby cost?

    Companies

    What companies use CoffeeScript?
    349 companies on StackShare use CoffeeScript
    What companies use Perl?
    130 companies on StackShare use Perl
    What companies use JRuby?
    13 companies on StackShare use JRuby

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with CoffeeScript?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with CoffeeScript
    What tools integrate with Perl?
    10 tools on StackShare integrate with Perl
    No integrations listed yet

    What are some alternatives to CoffeeScript, Perl, and JRuby?

    • JavaScript - Lightweight, interpreted, object-oriented language with first-class functions
    • PHP - A popular general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited to web development
    • HTML5 - 5th major revision of the core language of the World Wide Web
    • Python - Python is a clear and powerful object-oriented programming language, comparable to Perl, Ruby, Scheme, or Java.

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