CoffeeScript Source Maps

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Ryan Florence shows you how to teach Chrome how your JavaScript files map to their CoffeeScript sources.

Debugging CoffeeScript, the most popular and strongest argument for not using it in the browser, is now 90% solved.

I never had problems finding the corresponding CoffeeScript line for my JavaScript. However, it’s one of the most common points people bring up against CoffeeScript and this pretty much makes it moot.

Source maps are one of the first tangible benefits of Michael Ficarra’s awesome endeavor to write a new and better CoffeeScript compiler.

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