Mustache vs. Dust vs. Hamlet



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Description

What is Mustache?

Mustache is a logic-less template syntax. It can be used for HTML, config files, source code - anything. It works by expanding tags in a template using values provided in a hash or object. We call it "logic-less" because there are no if statements, else clauses, or for loops. Instead there are only tags. Some tags are replaced with a value, some nothing, and others a series of values.

What is Dust?

Dust is a JavaScript templating engine designed to provide a clean separation between presentation and logic without sacrificing ease of use. It is particularly well-suited for asynchronous and streaming applications.

What is Hamlet?

Never touch the DOM by hand again - Hamlet does a great job of transparently keeping your model code in sync with the DOM. So much so that in most cases you never have to access a DOM element by hand. The resulting markup is free of excess attrs, data-attrs, and directives.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Mustache?
Why do you like Mustache?

Why do developers choose Dust?
Why do you like Dust?

Why do developers choose Hamlet?
Why do you like Hamlet?

Cons

What are the cons of using Mustache?
No Cons submitted yet for Mustache
Downsides of Mustache?

What are the cons of using Dust?
No Cons submitted yet for Dust
Downsides of Dust?

What are the cons of using Hamlet?
No Cons submitted yet for Hamlet
Downsides of Hamlet?

Companies

What companies use Mustache?
268 companies on StackShare use Mustache
What companies use Dust?
2 companies on StackShare use Dust
What companies use Hamlet?
2 companies on StackShare use Hamlet

Integrations

What tools integrate with Mustache?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Mustache
What tools integrate with Dust?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Dust
What tools integrate with Hamlet?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Hamlet

What are some alternatives to Mustache, Dust, and Hamlet?

  • TypeScript - A superset of JavaScript that compiles to clean JavaScript output
  • Handlebars.js - Minimal Templating on Steroids
  • Pug - Robust, elegant, feature rich template engine for nodejs
  • Jinja2 - Full featured template engine for Python

See all alternatives to Mustache



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