July 15th, 2013 0 comments

I had a project that was almost entirely JavaScript come up with a decent timeline on it. Not to be one to have a completely uninformed opinion I decided that this would be an appropriate time to actually use CoffeScript and find out whether it was worth it.

By way of background I have been a Ruby and JavaScript developer for several years. I'm openly biased against indentation delimited languages, simply because I find them annoying to work in and this has so far caused me to avoid using CoffeeScript for much of anything beyond hello world.

The following are the highlights of just over two weeks of intense development, all of the JavaScript was written in CoffeeScript. ... (continued)