CoffeeScript Programming with jQuery, Rails, and Node.js

Get extra enjoyable and productiveness from your internet improvement by way of studying CoffeeScript. This booklet is the ideal primer that takes you from language fundamentals to making responsive functions. take pleasure in.


  • Learn CoffeeScript, a small and chic language that compiles to JavaScript and should make your existence as an online developer better.
  • Explore the syntax of the language and spot the way it improves and complements JavaScript.
  • Build 3 instance functions in CoffeeScript step via step.

In Detail

CoffeeScript is a tender yet renowned language that makes internet programming enjoyable and extra efficient. It compiles to JavaScript and unleashes its robust positive aspects whereas now not straying too faraway from the language. it really is develop into probably the most renowned languages on Github and is getting used for either browser and server part programming.

"CoffeeScript programming with jQuery, Rails, and Node.js" won't in basic terms train you the CoffeeScript language but in addition exhibit you ways it truly is getting used via expert programmers with the newest net technologies.

This ebook will train you the fundamentals of the language, focusing fairly on the way it improves on JavaScript. It then makes a speciality of construction genuine lifestyles initiatives in CoffeeScript utilizing jQuery, Rails, and Node.js.

We examine CoffeeScript as a language that takes the ability of JavaScript and offers it in a chic and concise syntax. we'll then see how we will use its energy to put in writing attractive and brief courses for numerous environments and the way it enhances the most recent and maximum internet frameworks.

CoffeeScript programming with jQuery, Rails, and Node.js is all you must turn into good versed with this nice language and set you in your approach to utilizing it to jot down net applications

What you are going to examine from this book

  • The fundamentals of the language and the way it compares to JavaScript
  • CoffeeScript's robust category syntax
  • Installing CoffeeScript on home windows, Mac OSX, and Linux utilizing Node.js
  • Configuring CoffeeScript for browser applications
  • The fundamentals of jQuery and utilizing it with CoffeeScript
  • Using localStorage in browser-based applications
  • Two ways to write down CoffeeScript in Rails applications
  • Creating responsive internet purposes utilizing WebSocket


It's a short advisor for programming CoffeeScript after which diving into programming with Rails, jQuery, and Node.js.

Who this e-book is written for

This e-book is for internet builders who want to research programming with CoffeScript. it's also for builders who've a few event in JavaScript and are curious to profit CoffeScript and construct functions with it.

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ClojureScript: Up and Running

By Stuart Sierra

Learn find out how to construct entire client-side functions with ClojureScript, the Clojure language variation that compiles to optimized JavaScript. This hands-on advent indicates you the way ClojureScript not just is similar to JavaScript—without the flaws—but additionally helps the entire semantics of its mum or dad language. You’ll delve into ClojureScript’s immutable info buildings, lazy sequences, top notch features, macros, and help for JavaScript libraries.

No prior event with Clojure or ClojureScript is important. If you’re accustomed to JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and the DOM, you’ll quick become aware of that ClojureScript has an analogous succeed in as JavaScript, yet with extra power.

  • Start writing ClojureScript code with the Leiningen construct system
  • Learn how the ClojureScript compiler works to provide optimized JavaScript
  • Use JavaScript services and libraries without delay from ClojureScript code
  • Explore capabilities in Clojure’s series library equivalent to map, lessen, and filter
  • Use macros to outline new keep watch over buildings or embed domain-specific languages
  • Compile manually or script your individual workflow with ClojureScript’s compiler tools
  • Integrate ClojureScript with Clojure at the JVM to construct strong client-server applications

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Accelerated DOM Scripting with Ajax, APIs, and Libraries

By Aaron Gustafson, Jonathan Snook

If you are a net developer with past JavaScript and DOM scripting adventure, seasoned DOM Scripting with Ajax, APIs, and Libraries is ideal that you can take your wisdom as much as the subsequent point. It offers a radical walkthrough of all of the basics had to construct powerful dynamic net applications.

The first a part of the ebook specializes in method and applied sciences for swift improvement with JavaScript, together with OOP and occasions, but additionally Ajax frameworks and JavaScript libraries. the second one half contains 3 entire initiatives that you can examine from: shape validation, mashups, and UI design.

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Pro JavaScript for Web Apps (Expert's Voice in Web Development)

By Adam Freeman

JavaScript is the engine at the back of each internet app, and a great wisdom of it truly is crucial for all smooth net developers. seasoned JavaScript for internet Apps supplies all the info you want to create expert, optimized, and effective JavaScript purposes that may run throughout all units. It takes you thru all facets of contemporary JavaScript program construction, exhibiting you the way to mix JavaScript with the recent gains of HTML5 and CSS3 to utilize the hot internet applied sciences.

the focal point of the booklet is on growing specialist net functions, making sure that your app offers the simplest adventure in your clients, with gentle and responsive keep watch over and suggestions and an intuitive and optimized interface. you'll easy methods to take a easy program and produce it as much as a qualified point whereas to ensure that it is still bullet-proof and insect loose. Pro JavaScript for internet Apps also will improve your improvement workflow utilizing jQuery to streamline the method and liberating you to spend extra time at the vital elements of your app whereas the framework offers with the mundanity.

the simplest app stories are a mixture of an attractive concept with perfect execution. when you've got the tips, Pro JavaScript for internet Apps will assist you craft them right into a exceptional app.

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JavaScript and AJAX For Dummies

Learn to take advantage of those strong instruments jointly and construct sites that work

If you must construct websites that supply actual price on your site's viewers, JavaScript and AJAX are best instruments for the task. whether you are new to net programming, this publication is helping you create websites any dressmaker will recognize. With easy-to-understand steps and an emphasis on unfastened instruments, you can actually bounce correct into development a website utilizing an identical strategies because the pros.

  • Down to fundamentals — research your approach round JavaScript and select an editor and try out browser
  • Manage complexity — use features, arrays, and items to create extra refined programs

  • Page magic — detect tips on how to regulate what occurs in your pages, animate items, and placed pages in motion

  • Get attractive — Use the jQuery person Interface library so as to add sliders, tabbed interfaces, and customized dialogs to a site

  • Come fresh with AJAX — construct AJAX requests into your courses, use jQuery, and paintings with AJAX data

Open the ebook and find:

  • How to settle on a try out browser
  • How to debate string concatenation with a immediately face

  • Tips for debugging your code

  • How so as to add precious details to a dropdown list

  • Why AJAX connections may be asynchronous

  • The intriguing chances of the jQuery library

  • How to exploit the Aptana editor

  • Online assets for JavaScript programmers

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JavaScript Web Applications

By Alex MacCaw

Development wealthy JavaScript functions that deliver a machine adventure to the net calls for relocating kingdom from the server to the buyer side—not an easy activity. This hands-on publication takes informed JavaScript builders via the entire steps essential to create cutting-edge purposes, together with constitution, templating, frameworks, speaking with the server, and lots of different matters.

Throughout the e-book, you'll paintings with real-world instance purposes that will help you take hold of the recommendations concerned. how you can create JavaScript purposes that provide a extra responsive and more advantageous experience.
* Use the Model-View-Controller (MVC) trend, and how one can deal with dependencies inside of your software
* Get an advent to templating and knowledge binding
* know about loading distant info, Ajax, and cross-domain requests
* Create realtime purposes with WebSockets and Node.js
* settle for dropped documents and add information with growth signs
* Use significant frameworks and libraries, together with jQuery, backbone, and determination
* Write assessments and use the console to debug your functions
* Get deployment top practices, reminiscent of caching and minification

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Pro Node.js for Developers

Considering that it’s construction in 2009, Node.js has grown right into a robust and more and more renowned asynchronous-development framework for growing highly-scalable community functions utilizing JavaScript. revered businesses resembling Dow Jones and LinkedIn are one of many businesses to have noticeable Node’s capability and followed it into their businesses.

Pro Node.js for Developers offers a finished advisor to this intriguing new expertise. We introduce you to Node – what it's, why it concerns and the way to set it up – sooner than diving deeply into the main thoughts and APIs that underpin its operation.

Building upon your present JavaScript talents you’ll be proven tips on how to use Node.js to construct either net- and Network-based purposes, to accommodate information assets, catch occasions and take care of baby procedures to create strong purposes that might paintings good in a variety of circumstances.

Once you may have mastered those talents we’ll cross extra, educating you extra complex software program engineering talents that may supply your code a qualified facet. You’ll find out how to create simply reusable modules that may prevent time via code reuse, to log and debug your functions fast and successfully and to jot down code that would scale simply and reliably because the call for in your software grows.

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Node.js in Action

By Mike Cantelon, Marc Harter, TJ Holowaychuk, Nathan Rajlich


Node.js in Action is an example-driven instructional that starts off at sq. one and courses you thru all of the gains, ideas, and ideas you will want to construct production-quality Node functions. you are going to begin by way of studying tips to organize your Node improvement atmosphere, together with loading the community-created extensions. subsequent, you are going to run numerous uncomplicated demonstration courses the place you will research the fundamentals of some universal forms of Node purposes. Then you will dive into asynchronous programming, a version Node leverages to reduce program bottlenecks.

About this Book

JavaScript at the server? You guess. Node.js is a JavaScript server in a position to aiding scalable, high-performance net functions. utilizing asynchronous I/O, the server can do a couple of factor at a time, a key requirement for real-time apps like chat, video games, and dwell records. and because it truly is JavaScript, you utilize an identical language finish to finish.

Node.js in Action indicates you the way to construct production-quality purposes. transparent introductions of key suggestions and example-by-example assurance take you from setup to deployment. you are going to dive into asynchronous programming, information garage, and output templating, and engage with the filesystem to create non-HTTP purposes like TCP/IP servers and command-line instruments. excellent for an online developer transitioning from Rails, Django, or personal home page. calls for easy wisdom of JavaScript. No past adventure with Node.js wanted.

Purchase of the print booklet encompasses a unfastened book in PDF, Kindle, and ePub codecs from Manning guides.

What's Inside

  • Set up Node and extensions
  • Grok asynchronous programming and the development loop
  • Examples together with microblogging, IM, video games, and more

About the Authors

As expert practitioners, specialist lecturers and running shoes, and individuals to the middle framework, authors Mike Cantelon, Marc Harter, T.J. Holowaychuk, and Nathan Rajlich signify the easiest of the Node.js improvement neighborhood.

Table of Contents

  1. Welcome to Node.js
  2. Building a multiroom chat application
  3. Node programming fundamentals
  4. PART 2 internet program improvement WITH NODE
  5. Building Node internet applications
  6. Storing Node software data
  7. Connect
  8. Connect's integrated middleware
  9. Express
  10. Advanced Express
  11. Testing Node applications
  12. Web software templating
  13. PART three GOING additional WITH NODE
  14. Deploying Node purposes and keeping uptime
  15. Beyond net servers
  16. The Node ecosystem

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The Principles of Object-Oriented JavaScript

By Nicholas C. Zakas

If you will have used a extra conventional object-oriented language, reminiscent of C++ or Java, JavaScript most likely does not appear object-oriented in any respect. It has no suggestion of sessions, and also you do not even have to outline any gadgets in an effort to write code. yet do not be fooled—JavaScript is a really robust and expressive object-oriented language that places many layout judgements correct into your hands.

In The rules of Object-Oriented JavaScript, Nicholas C. Zakas completely explores JavaScript's object-oriented nature, revealing the language's designated implementation of inheritance and different key features. you will learn:

  • The distinction among primitive and reference values
  • What makes JavaScript capabilities so unique
  • The numerous how one can create objects
  • How to outline your personal constructors
  • How to paintings with and comprehend prototypes
  • Inheritance styles for kinds and objects

The ideas of Object-Oriented JavaScript will go away even skilled builders with a deeper knowing of JavaScript. release the secrets and techniques at the back of how items paintings in JavaScript so that you can write clearer, extra versatile, and extra effective code.

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