An introduction to CoffeeScript

  • July 11, 2012 · 7:30 PM
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CoffeeScript.  That's the little language that compiles into JavaScript.

Underneath all those awkward braces and semicolons, JavaScript has always had a gorgeous object model at its heart. CoffeeScript is an attempt to expose the good parts of JavaScript in a simple way.

Tom Holder and his crew are going to show you how to make good CoffeeScript, great CoffeeScript.

Adam won't be talking about weiners, instead he'll be showing us his dev tip on localtunnel.

Swiftly followed with a lightning talk on HAXE from James Jackson of Realtime Cloud.  IF YOU COULD ONLY LEARN ONE PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE, HAXE WOULD BE IT.IT'S UNIVERSAL. IT'S POWERFUL. IT'S EASY-TO-USE.

Got a dev tip you want to share?  Let us know.

Got a lovely piece of JS you're proud of? Let us know.

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  • Tom Spencer

    Coffeescript presentation was great. I'm sold. :)

    July 12, 2012

  • James Jackson

    Sure... Sounds like fun :) Might convert you all to Haxe ;) LOL!

    June 12, 2012

  • Andrew McGregor

    I think that'd make a great lightning talk 5~20 mins to round of the night?

    1 · June 12, 2012

  • James Jackson

    I am a pure JavaScript coder.. :( So not a user of CoffeeScript as I prefer to code in Haxe (Haxe.org) and use libraries like http://haxenode.org/­.. But happy to do a talk about JS development and Haxe sometime.. If that would be of interest?

    June 12, 2012

  • Andrew McGregor

    Depends on the presenter. Keen? :)

    1 · June 12, 2012

  • James Jackson

    Is going to cover coding just browser based JavaScript or also Node.JS server side Javascript?

    June 12, 2012

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