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May 30, 2012

Video: Strengthen Your CoffeeScript with Regular Expressions


CoffeeScript is a language that compiles a combination of JavaScript and Ruby/Python constructs into JavaScript for use in any browser.  In this video excerpt from Liam McLennan’s course CoffeeScript Fundamentals he shows how to use regular expressions with CoffeeScript including taking advantage of CoffeeScripts extended RegEx syntax.  In the complete course he also covers features such as installing CoffeeScript, language elements, and datatypes used by CoffeeScript.


Liam is a freelance web developer, working mostly with Microsoft tools and technology, based in Brisbane Australia. Liam frequently presents at conferences and user groups, both locally and internationally, on topics related to software quality and programming languages. He blogs about software development at

If you’d like to learn more about the CoffeeScript language, check out Liam’s course today.

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About the Author

is a Chief Architect specializing in large scale distributed system development and enterprise software processes. Paul has more than twenty years of development experience including being a former Microsoft MVP, a speaker at technical conferences such as Microsoft Tech-Ed and VSLive, and a published author. Prior to working on the Windows platform, he built software using a vast array of technologies including Java, Unix, C, and even OS/2.