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Programming in CoffeeScript by Mark Bates

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Part II. CoffeeScript in Practice

In this half of the book, we’re going to take all that great CoffeeScript knowledge you’ve learned and put it into practical use. This will help reinforce what you’ve learned, and hopefully you’ll pick up a few tips and tricks along the way. We’ll do this using some of the more popular tools that are commonly used with CoffeeScript.

We’ll build Cakefiles so we can run common tasks in our applications. We’ll see how easy it is to test our CoffeeScript using CoffeeScript with the Jasmine test framework. Then we’ll take a quick tour of Node.js and build a small application server to compile CoffeeScript as it’s requested.

Finally, we’re going to build a full application, the canonical “todo” application. We’ll build ...

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