Thanks for asking this question.
Using Global Coffeescript variables on client startup in Meteor is a great way to maintain your application state. Here are some tips to help you get started:
Declare a global variable in the coffeescript file
You will need to declare a global variable outside of any function and assign it a value. The global variable will then be accessible throughout the client startup process. Here's an example of a global coffeescript variable:
myGlobalVariable = 0
Trigger a render on client startup
Once the global variable is declared, you can use a Meteor event to render the global variable. This is typically done by listening for the
Template.onRendered() event on the Template instance, where you can access the global variable. Here's an example of how that looks:
3. Use the global variable in your templates
Once the global variable is rendered, you can use it in your reactive templates. This can be done using a reactive data source like Meteor Session. Here's an example of how to save the global variable to a Session and use it in your template:
I hope this helps. If you would like to learn more about using global coffeescript variables in Meteor, check out this tutorial: Using Global Coffeescript Variables on Client Startup in Meteor.