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Blade vs HAML: What are the differences?

Blade: A Java Web Framework. Blade is a lightweight MVC framework. It is based on the principles of simplicity and elegance; HAML: HTML Abstraction Markup Language - A Markup Haiku. Haml is a markup language that鈥檚 used to cleanly and simply describe the HTML of any web document, without the use of inline code. Haml functions as a replacement for inline page templating systems such as PHP, ERB, and ASP. However, Haml avoids the need for explicitly coding HTML into the template, because it is actually an abstract description of the HTML, with some code to generate dynamic content.

Blade belongs to "Frameworks (Full Stack)" category of the tech stack, while HAML can be primarily classified under "Languages".

Blade and HAML are both open source tools. Blade with 4.83K GitHub stars and 1.02K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than HAML with 3.44K GitHub stars and 544 GitHub forks.

What is Blade?

Blade is a lightweight MVC framework. It is based on the principles of simplicity and elegance.

What is HAML?

Haml is a markup language that鈥檚 used to cleanly and simply describe the HTML of any web document, without the use of inline code. Haml functions as a replacement for inline page templating systems such as PHP, ERB, and ASP. However, Haml avoids the need for explicitly coding HTML into the template, because it is actually an abstract description of the HTML, with some code to generate dynamic content.
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        Decisions about Blade and HAML
        Russel Werner
        Russel Werner
        Lead Engineer at StackShare | 11 upvotes 242K views
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        Sass
        Sass
        HAML
        HAML
        React
        React
        Glamorous
        Glamorous
        JavaScript
        JavaScript
        Emotion
        Emotion
        #Inlinecss

        When we rebooted our front-end stack earlier this year, we wanted to have a consolidated and friendly developer experience. Up to that point we were using Sass and BEM. There was a mix of HAML views, React components and Angular. Since our ongoing development was going to be exclusively in React, we wanted to shift to an inline styling library so the "wall of classnames" could be eliminated. The ever-shifting landscape of inline CSS libraries for React is sometimes difficult to navigate.

        We decided to go with Glamorous for a few reasons:

        1) Previous team experience with this library 2) We can write our styles in plain JavaScript (which brings many benefits) 3) It supports server-side rendering 4) It has great composition patterns

        As you may or may not know, Glamorous has ceased active development and been mostly superseded by Emotion. We are planning to migrate to either Emotion or @styled-components in the near future, and I'll write another Stack Decision when we get there!

        #inlinecss

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        StackShare uses HAMLHAML

        Personally, I really like HAML. Not having to use open and close tags is a huge time saver. As a result, writing markup with HAML is much more pleasant. HAML essentially forces you to be very strict about spacing, organization, and structure. It also makes the markup easier to read. Protip: I use this pretty frequently: htmltohaml.com

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