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  • Dropbox Rewrote Its Entire Browser-Side Codebase In 1 Week

    Dropbox Rewrote Its Entire Browser-Side Codebase In 1 Week

    The engineering team at Dropbox re-wrote its browser-side codebase one week last July, according to a post on the Dropbox tech blog. The rewrite was done to translate all of its JavaScript into a language called CoffeeScript. CoffeeScript is a language that compiles into JavaScript. It offers an alternative syntax that looks more like Python or Ruby, with the goal of enabling… Read More