Pragmatic Podcasts

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CoffeeScript burst onto the scene at the end of 2009, and is beginning to show up everywhere. Ruby on Rails now ships with it as the default way to write JavaScript, and even Brendan Eich (the creator of JavaScript) has mentioned CoffeeScript as an influence on the future of JavaScript. What’s all the fuss about? Is CoffeeScript just hype, or is there really something to it? Trevor Burnham literally wrote the book on CoffeeScript. In this PragCast interview we talk to him about the “human-friendly dialect of JavaScript,” what it is, where it’s going, and how CoffeeScript can actually make …

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