CLion 2016.2 Help

CoffeeScript Support

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CoffeeScript support overview

CLion provides CoffeeScript support. CLion recognizes *.coffee files, and allows you to edit them providing full range of coding assistance without any additional steps from your side. CoffeeScript files are marked with icon_CoffeeScript icon.

To run, debug, and test your code, you will need it translated into JavaScript which requires a transpiler and Node.js. For more details on CoffeeScript transpilation, see Transpiling CoffeeScript to JavaScript.

Preparing for CoffeeScript development

To prepare for CoffeeScript development, follow these steps

  1. Make sure the CoffeeScript plugin is enabled. The plugin is bundled with CLion and activated by default. If it is not, enable the plugin, see Enabling and Disabling Plugins for details.
  2. Download and install the Node.js framework.
  3. Configure the Node.js interpreter in CLion:
    1. Open the Settings / Preferences Dialog by choosing File | Settings for Windows and Linux or CLion | Preferences for OS X, and click page_name under node_name.
    2. On the Node.js and NPM page that opens, specify the location of the desired Node.js interpreter.

Coding Assistance

CoffeeScript support includes:

See Also

Language and Framework-Specific Guidelines:

Last modified: 20 July 2016