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Jump Start CoffeeScript

What you'll learn

  • How to set up everything you need to begin using CoffeeScript.
  • Easily work with loops, splats, and function binding.
  • Structure your code with classes.
  • Develop a fun 2d platform game
  • Beginner

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CoffeeScript is redefining the way JavaScript is written

Learning CoffeeScript will empower you to write better JavaScript, accomplishing more while expending much less sweat! If you have some knowledge of web programming concepts and want to streamline writing JavaScript, this book is for you.

Launches straight into the good stuff: second line of the book is code.
Diana MacDonald


  1. Getting Started
  2. CoffeeScript Fundamentals
  3. Features to Boost Your Game
  4. Game Loop and Classes
  5. Bringing a Game to Life
  6. CoffeeScript and HTML5 FX
  7. Epilogue

Earle Castledine

Sporting a Masters in Information Technology and a lifetime of experience on the Web of Hard Knocks, Earle is a world-renowned JavaScript expert. In his spare time he's sharing his expertise to audiences all over the Earle Castledine globe.