Learn the ins and outs of the CoffeeScript language using Packt’s new book and eBook

November 2013 | Java, Open Source, Web Development

Packt is pleased to announce the release of CoffeeScript Application Development , a practical, hands-on guide with step-by-step instructions that gives an in-depth look at the CoffeeScript language, all while building a working web application. The print book is 258 pages long and is competitively priced at $44.99, whilst the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $22.94.

About the author:
Ian Young graduated in Computer Science and has been working as a web developer for small tech companies; first in Minneapolis and now in San Diego. He loves web technology, small teams, frequent iteration, testing, beautiful ideas, free speech, free beer, and any tool that reduces cognitive overhead.

CoffeeScript puts the fun back into JavaScript programming with elegant syntax and powerful features. It helps the user learn the features of CoffeeScript to deal with real problems like sprawling codebases, incomplete data, and asynchronous web requests. This book helps readers integrate CoffeeScript into projects seamlessly with Rails, Brunch, and other web frameworks. It teaches readers how to debug with source maps effectively and also utilize CoffeeScript for server-side software with Node.js.

The book covers the following topics:

Chapter 1: Running a CoffeeScript Program
Chapter 2: Writing Your First Lines of CoffeeScript
Chapter 3: Building a Simple Application
Chapter 4: Improving Your Application
Chapter 5: Classes in CoffeeScript
Chapter 6: Refactoring with Classes
Chapter 7: Advanced CoffeeScript Usage
Chapter 8: Going Asynchronous
Chapter 9: Debugging
Chapter 10: Using CoffeeScript in More Places
Chapter 11: CoffeeScript on the Server

About Packt:
Packt is one of the most prolific and fastest-growing tech book publishers in the world. Originally focused on open source software, Packt books focus on practicality, recognizing that readers are ultimately concerned with getting the job done. Packt’s digitally-focused business model allows them to publish up-to-date books in very specific areas.



CoffeeScript Application Development
Write code that is easy to read, effortless to maintain, and even more powerful than JavaScript

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/coffeescript-application-development/book




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