CoffeeScript Programming with jQuery, Rails, and Node.js

Get more fun and productivity out of your web development by learning CoffeeScript. This book is the perfect primer that takes you from language basics to creating responsive applications. Enjoy.

CoffeeScript Programming with jQuery, Rails, and Node.js

Michael Erasmus

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Get more fun and productivity out of your web development by learning CoffeeScript. This book is the perfect primer that takes you from language basics to creating responsive applications. Enjoy.
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ISBN 139781849519588
Paperback140 pages

Book Description

CoffeeScript is a young but popular language that makes web programming fun and more productive. It compiles to JavaScript and unleashes its powerful features while not straying too far from the language. It’s become one of the most popular languages on Github and is being used for both browser and server side programming.

"CoffeeScript programming with jQuery, Rails, and Node.js" will not only teach you the CoffeeScript language but also show you how it’s being used by professional programmers with the latest web technologies.

This book will teach you the basics of the language, focusing particularly on how it improves on JavaScript. It then focuses on building real life projects in CoffeeScript using jQuery, Rails, and Node.js.

We look at CoffeeScript as a language that takes the power of JavaScript and presents it in an elegant and concise syntax. We will then see how we can use its power to write beautiful and short programs for various environments and how it complements the latest and greatest web frameworks.

CoffeeScript programming with jQuery, Rails, and Node.js is all you need to become well versed with this great language and set you on your way to using it to write web applications.

What You Will Learn

  • The basics of the language and how it compares to JavaScript
  • CoffeeScript’s powerful class syntax
  • Installing CoffeeScript on Windows, Mac OSX, and Linux using Node.js
  • Configuring CoffeeScript for browser applications
  • The basics of jQuery and using it with CoffeeScript
  • Using localStorage in browser-based applications
  • Two approaches to write CoffeeScript in Rails applications
  • Creating responsive web applications using WebSocket

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