Functional JavaScript with CoffeeScript and Node

Functional scripting masters web application complexity

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Andrew Glover

Date archived: May 13, 2019 | First published: February 21, 2012

CoffeeScript is famous for smoothing out JavaScript's rough edges, but it has other advantages worth exploring. In this article, Andrew Glover shows you how CoffeeScript's cleaner syntax makes it easer to leverage functional constructs in JavaScript libraries, especially for server-side programming in Node.js. He concludes with a series of short demonstrations in using Underscore.js, a utility library for JavaScript, to handle collections in CoffeeScript and Node.

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