Advantages of CoffeeScript
We can use Typescript for both server-side and client-side web applications. It is also used in the development of large-scale web applications. It adds support to the different features present in ECMAScript which is maintained by a TC39 committee of the ECMA group.
Anders Hejlsberg developed TypeScript. Its first version introduces to the public in the month of 1 October 2012. After two years of internal development at Microsoft, the new version of TypeScript 0.9 was released in 2013. The current version of TypeScript is TypeScript 3.4.5 which was released on 24 April 2019.
Advantages of TypeScript
We can understand the main differences between TypeScript and CoffeeScript from the below table.
|Maintenance||It is developed and maintained by Microsoft under the Apache2 License.||It is developed and maintained by the developer community itself under the MIT License.|
|Web application||TypeScript is used for both server-side and client-side web application.||CoffeeScript is used for server-side web application only.|
|Use of Interfaces||TypeScript has high support for the use of interfaces.||CoffeeScript has low support for the use of interfaces.|
|Compatibility||TypeScript supports almost all browsers.||CoffeeScript supports contents in the browsers which depends upon specific functionalities.|
|Capabilities||TypeScript has high object-oriented capabilities. But it is a strictly typed programming language.||CoffeeScript has high object-oriented capabilities. But it is a dynamic type of programming language.|
|When choose TypeScript/CoffeeScript||TypeScript is best when we want static type checking and better tool support.||CoffeeScript is best when we want more concise code and lots of syntactic sugar.|
|Latest version||The 3.5.3 is the current stable version of TypeScript.||The 2.4.1 is the current stable version of CoffeeScript.|