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AppCode provides CoffeeScript support. AppCode 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 compiler and Node.js. For more details on CoffeeScript compilation, see Compiling CoffeeScript to JavaScript.

Preparing for CoffeeScript development

  1. Make sure the CoffeeScript plugin is enabled. The plugin is activated by default. If the plugin is disabled, enable it on the Plugins page as described in Enabling and Disabling Plugins.
  2. Download and install the Node.js runtime environment.
  3. Configure the Node.js interpreter in AppCode:
    1. Open the AppCode Preferences by choosing AppCode | Preferences, and click Node.js and NPM under Languages & Frameworks.
    2. On the Node.js and NPM page that opens, specify the location of the desired Node.js interpreter.

Coding assistance

CoffeeScript support includes:

Last modified: 13 December 2017

See Also

Language and Framework-Specific Guidelines: