CoffeeScript or JavaScript?

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

Good article i agree on:

A Case Against Using CoffeeScript By Ryan Florence. At http://ryanflorence.com/2011/2012/case-against-coffeescript/

Every point he mentioned i agree. Here's a summary of his points:

Here's some elaborations on some syntax aspects:

Moral: Don't use CoffeeScript, also, don't use Google's Dart. Stick with JavaScript.

For general understanding of syntax and formatting, see:

For essays on use of symbols in syntax, see:

For some semantic issues, see:

CoffeeScript Redux

Addendum.

Dropbox switched to CoffeeScript, and wrote a detailed blog about it: [• Dropbox dives into CoffeeScript By Dan W, Ziga M, Chris V. At https://tech.dropbox.com/?p=361 , Accessed on 2012-09-14 ]

Also the guy who wrote the criticism against CoffeeScript, now loves CoffeeScript.

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