There’s a new release of CoffeeScript designed to sort out minor problems.
The CoffeeScript REPL has fixes for the latest node. It is also now exported and you can make it a required module using
Other changes are very minor - the compiler no longer crashes on unterminated, single-quoted strings; and the error marker in error messages is now correctly positioned if the code is indented with tabs. The developers have also fixed a slight formatting error in CoffeeScript’s source map-patched stack traces.
CoffeeScript creator Jeremy Ashkenas has described the language as stable and mostly finished, with no major changes planned for the future.
The 1.8 release is available on the CoffeeScript site and on Github.
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