[ Also in the software development realm, a beta release of Ruby on Rails 3 is anticipated later this month. ]
"Basically, in CoffeeScript you can't accidentally great a variable," Ashkenas said. This feature provides for stronger security.
A Python-style whitespace capability is featured in version 0.2.0 for closing spaces. Version 0.2.0 also features object comprehensions, for looping over properties of an array or object and deriving a comprehension based on them.