The History of CoffeeScript :
CoffeeScript originated on DEC 13, 2009 by Jeremy Ashkena. He released CoffeeScript 0.1.0 with documentation and a compiler written in Ruby.
In 2010, CoffeeScript 0.6.0 was released and this time the compiler was replaced by the compiler written in CoffeeScript itself.
On February 2013, CoffeeScript 1.5.0 was a significant release supporting ‘Literate Programming’.
Why CoffeeScript is good for you :
There are plenty of other languages out there, so what makes CoffeeScript the 11th most popular language in Github ? Why should you learn CoffeeScript?
The advantages of CoffeeScript :
Disadvantages of CoffeeScript :
- When you are using CoffeeScript, there is an additional compilation step involved in the process.
- Only a few resources are available for this language.