“The Little Book on CoffeeScript” is free online

“The Little Book on CoffeeScript”, written by Alex MacCaw, is free to read online. An updated version of the book is also available from O’Reilly. This book shows JavaScript developers how to build superb web applications with CoffeeScript.


CoffeeScript is a little language that compiles down to JavaScript. The syntax is inspired by Ruby and Python, and implements many features from those two languages. This book is designed to help you learn CoffeeScript, understand best practices and start building awesome client side applications. The book is little, only five chapters, but that’s rather apt as CoffeeScript is a little language too.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Syntax
  • Classes
  • Idioms
  • Compiling
  • Applications
  • The Bad Parts

Book Details

Author(s): Alex MacCaw
Format(s): HTML
Number of pages: 60
Link: Read online.

2 Responses to ““The Little Book on CoffeeScript” is free online”

  1. lakhan says:

    i need thid

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