All I want to do is. . .

. . .install Coffeescript.

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Contributors: sloria Updated: 07/14/13

Do these first:

  • Install Homebrew
    # In your Mac Terminal, run:
    $ ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.github.com/Homebrew/homebrew/go/install)"
    
    # In your ~/.bashrc, ~/.bash_profile, or ~/.zshrc (for zsh users)
    # ...
    export PATH=/usr/local/bin:$PATH
    
    $ brew doctor
    
     [full instructions]

# Mac-specific instructions
# Install node
$ brew update 
$ brew install node

Add the node directory to your PATH.

# In you shell profile (.bash_profile, .zshrc, etc.), add this line
export PATH=/usr/local/share/npm/bin:$PATH
# Install coffee (notice the dash)
npm install -g coffee-script

You now have Coffeescript installed.

# To compile a file
coffee -c cupofjoe.coffee
# Watch mode--compile a file whenever it is changed
coffee -cw cupofjoe.coffee

See also:

Raw: install-coffeescript.md


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