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CoffeeScript is described as 'little language that compiles into JavaScript. Underneath all those awkward braces and semicolons, JavaScript has always had a gorgeous object model at its heart. CoffeeScript attempt to expose the good parts of JavaScript in a simple way' and is a popular programming language in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to CoffeeScript for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Node.JS. The best alternative is JavaScript, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like CoffeeScript are TypeScript, Dart, Kotlin and Haxe.

This page was last updated Jun 27, 2022
  • FreeOpen Source
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  • Online

CoffeeScript is a little language that compiles into JavaScript. Underneath all those awkward braces and semicolons,...

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  1. JavaScript

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
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    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • BSD
    • iPad
    • AROS
    • Haiku

    JavaScript (sometimes shortened to JS) is a lightweight, interpreted, object-oriented language with first-class functions, most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but also used in many non-browser environments.

  2. TypeScript

    • FreeOpen Source
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    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Node.JS

    TypeScript is a language for application-scale JavaScript development. It is a typed superset of JavaScript that compiles to plain JavaScript in any browser, any host, any OS and it is Open Source.



  3. Dart

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
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    • Online

    Dart (originally called Dash) is a Web programming language developed by Google. It was unveiled at the GOTO conference in Aarhus, 2011 October 10-12. The goal of Dart is "ultimately to replace JavaScript as the lingua franca of web development on the open web platform.

  4. Kotlin

    • FreeOpen Source
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    • Linux
    • Online

    Kotlin is a cross-platform, statically typed, general-purpose programming language with type inference.

  5. Haxe

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Raspberry Pi

    Haxe is an open source toolkit based on a modern high level strictly typed programming language, a state-of-the-art light-speed cross-compiler, a complete cross-platform standard library, and ways to access to each platform's native capabilities.



  6. Babel

    • FreeOpen Source
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    • Online
    • Node.JS

    Babel is a generic multi-purpose compiler for JavaScript. Using Babel you can use (and create) the next generation of JavaScript, as well as the next generation of JavaScript tooling.

  7. Elm

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Elm aims to make web development more pleasant. Elm is a type-safe, functional reactive language that compiles to HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

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  8. CrossBrowdy

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    CrossBrowdy is an open-source and free JavaScript framework that let developers create multimedia apps, game engines, games, emulators and so on.

  9. Real-Time JavaScript Tool

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Real-Time JavaScript Tool is a portable tool that allows JavaScript codes to be executed in Real-Time!

  10. LiveScript

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    LiveScript is a language which compiles down to JavaScript. It is a fork of Coco which is in turn derived from CoffeeScript. Like those two it has a relatively straightforward mapping to JavaScript.

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