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An easy to install, easy to use CoffeeScript playground.

Prerequisite: RVM

Install RVM unless you are using it already and then install Ruby 1.9.3.

Installation

git clone git://github.com/sdball/coffee-taster.git
cd coffee-taster
rvm gemset name  # should report coffee-taster
gem install bundler
bundle install

Usage

  1. rake watch
  2. Open index.html in a browser
  3. Edit coffee/main.coffee
  4. Iterate, experiment, play!

Now you can follow along with just about any CoffeeScript tutorial without having to do anything else. No Node.js to install, no new terminal scripts to figure out.

TODO

  • Report the actual CoffeeScript file with a syntax error

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If you're looking for a more full featured automatic CoffeeScript compiler.

  • Guard::CoffeeScript - A gem that integrates with guard to automatically recompile a project's CoffeeScript.