Ruby 2 JavaScript

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CoffeeScript

CoffeeScript is a programming language that transcompiles to JavaScript. It adds syntactic sugar inspired by Ruby, Python and Haskell in an effort to enhance JavaScript's brevity and readability.

Quick CoffeeScript Review

Here a quick how to if CoffeeScript in general

  • Install CoffeScript lib

    npm install -g coffee-script
  • For live conversion

    coffee --watch --compile script.coffee

Ruby CoffeScript gem

Ruby CoffeeScript gem is a bridge to the official CoffeeScript compiler.

  • Install CoffeeScript gem

    gem install coffee-script
  • Convert CoffeeScript file to JavaScript

#!/usr/bin/env ruby
require 'coffee-script'
if ARGF
file = File.open("#{ARGV[0]}.js", 'a')
file.write CoffeeScript.compile(ARGF.read)
end

Run it

ruby coffee2js.rb exploit.coffee

Opal

Opal is a Ruby to JavaScript source-to-source compiler. It also has an implementation of the Ruby corelib.

  • Install Opal gem

    gem install opal opal-jquery

[5]: http://js2.coffee/