What is Slim Lang?
Slim is a template language whose goal is to reduce the view syntax to the essential parts without becoming cryptic. It started as an exercise to see how much could be removed from a standard html template (<, >, closing tags, etc...). As more people took an interest in Slim, the functionality grew and so did the flexibility of the syntax.
Slim Lang is a tool in the Templating Languages & Extensions category of a tech stack.
Slim Lang is an open source tool with 5K GitHub stars and 489 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Slim Lang's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Slim Lang?
16 companies reportedly use Slim Lang in their tech stacks, including Software, All, and Startaê.
45 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Slim Lang.
Slim Lang Integrations
Pros of Slim Lang
Easier to type and maintain than haml
Very clean and logical
Integrates with Rails by installing a single gem
Performs better than haml
Extensive package support in sublime text 2 and 3
Atom package support
Slim Lang Alternatives & Comparisons
What are some alternatives to Slim Lang?
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