CoffeeScript is an actively used programming language created in 2009. CoffeeScript is a programming language that transcompiles to JavaScript. 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 pattern matching. Read more on Wikipedia...

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Example code from the Hello World Collection:

// Hello world in CoffeeScript

alert "Hello, World!"

Example code from Linguist:

console.log "Hello, World!"

Example code from Wikipedia:

author = "Wittgenstein"
quote  = "A picture is a fact. -- #{ author }"

sentence = "#{ 22 / 7 } is a decent approximation of π"

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Last updated August 9th, 2020

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