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What is CoffeeScript?

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.

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 Visual Basic?

Visual Basic is derived from BASIC and enables the rapid application development (RAD) of graphical user interface (GUI) applications, access to databases using Data Access Objects, Remote Data Objects, or ActiveX Data Objects, and creation of ActiveX controls and objects.
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What are some alternatives to CoffeeScript, Perl, and Visual Basic?
JavaScript
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
TypeScript
TypeScript is a language for application-scale JavaScript development. It's a typed superset of JavaScript that compiles to plain JavaScript.
ES6
Goals for ECMAScript 2015 include providing better support for large applications, library creation, and for use of ECMAScript as a compilation target for other languages. Some of its major enhancements include modules, class declarations, lexical block scoping, iterators and generators, promises for asynchronous programming, destructuring patterns, and proper tail calls.
Babel
Babel will turn your ES6+ code into ES5 friendly code, so you can start using it right now without waiting for browser support.
jQuery
jQuery is a cross-platform JavaScript library designed to simplify the client-side scripting of HTML.
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Perljobs.Ru uses PerlPerl

The whole backend part (deployment and other scripts, business logic, web interface) is written in Perl.

Весь бэкенд (скрипты деплоя и прочие, бизнес-логика, веб-интерфейс) написан на Perl.

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Oomba uses CoffeeScriptCoffeeScript

All of our Javascript code is first written in CoffeeScript for ease of reading / writing. It is compiled to Javascript before being minified and served to the client.

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John Galbraith uses PerlPerl

I use Perl to rip through log files and compare them to some signature files I have created. When I get a match, it adds the bad guy to the list of shame in MySQL.

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opening.io uses CoffeeScriptCoffeeScript

All front-end / back-end is driven by Coffeescript. For the main ReactJS functionality JSX is embedded with coffee in .cjsx files / handled by Browserify.

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Jeff Flynn uses CoffeeScriptCoffeeScript

We like CoffeeScript because it's more readable, we use it because we have a lot of libraries and functions already (plays nicely with Rails, too)

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Alexander Karelas uses PerlPerl

A very expressive language, lets you say the same thing in many different ways

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Chris Hartwig uses CoffeeScriptCoffeeScript

All our code is CoffeeScript, blending seemlessly in our JS stack

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Publitory uses CoffeeScriptCoffeeScript

Javascript is a hell. We use coffeescript for its readability.

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rapt.fm uses PerlPerl

We use perl with rex to control our distributed systems.

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ssshake uses PerlPerl

I use perl on some legacy applications.

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