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Coffeescript Alternatives

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coffeescript reviews and mentions

Posts with mentions or reviews of coffeescript. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2024-01-10.
  • Ask HN: Why don't browsers just build a non-JS interpreter?
    4 projects | | 10 Jan 2024
  • alternatives to the javascript ecosystem
    2 projects | /r/webdev | 9 Jul 2023
    That said, there are ways to embrace the JS ecosystem without actually using JavaScript. Many popular languages have transpilers that will convert code written in that particular language into something that will run natively in a web browser (in other words, JavaScript). Even TypeScript is a language that gets transpiled into JavaScript, so it's not that outrageous of a concept, it just gets more difficult to do the further you get away from languages that don't already look like JavaScript.
  • Vanilla+PostCSS as an Alternative to SCSS
    15 projects | | 30 Mar 2023
    As a front-end web developer, do you still use CoffeeScript or jQuery? Unlikely, as TypeScript, ES/TC39 and Babel (and the retirement of Internet Explorer thanks to @codepo8 and his EDGE team) have helped to transform JavaScript into some kind of a modern programming language.
  • Por que Elm é uma linguagem tão deliciosa?
    11 projects | | 28 Feb 2023
  • An Introduction for TypeScript
    6 projects | | 31 Jan 2023
  • Why React isn't dying
    2 projects | | 31 Jan 2023
    On the other hand, companies choose React because that's where all the developers are. If you want to build something that can be maintained years from now, you better not choose the next hype train that goes straight to nowhere (remember CoffeeScript ?). You want something battle tested that has stood the test of time, where you won't have trouble finding developers to scale once you need to. And nobody ever got fired for choosing React.
  • We're breaking up with JavaScript front ends
    18 projects | | 10 Dec 2022
  • História sobre usar o JavaScript para programar JavaScript
    4 projects | | 31 Oct 2022
  • Civet: The CoffeeScript of TypeScript
    3 projects | | 24 Oct 2022

    this comes from Lisp and makes a lot of things easier. Obviously this was not implemented in ES6 because it would break compatibility and there is also some problems with implicit returns that made the feature a bit weird

    I wonder if a syntax like this for JS would work:

    const eldest = if (24>41) { escape "Liz" } else { escape "Ike" }

    with "escape" working like a mix of "break" and "return". But even then this is likely to cause incompatibilities

    3 projects | | 24 Oct 2022
    Coffeescript[1] was a flavour of JS syntax meant to look similar to Ruby syntax. You just compiled it back to JS. It was nice for working on Rails projects since it made everything feel more “cohesive”.

    I assume this project is here for older Coffeescript[1] projects who want to start using typescript, and need access to interfaces/types that were present in old CS files.


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