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EJS vs Mustache: What are the differences?

Developers describe EJS as "An Embedded JavaScript templating Language". It is a simple templating language that lets you generate HTML markup with plain JavaScript. No religiousness about how to organize things. No reinvention of iteration and control-flow. It's just plain JavaScript. On the other hand, Mustache is detailed as "Logic-less templates". 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.

EJS and Mustache can be categorized as "Templating Languages & Extensions" tools.

EJS and Mustache are both open source tools. It seems that Mustache with 13.2K GitHub stars and 2.31K forks on GitHub has more adoption than EJS with 3.71K GitHub stars and 418 GitHub forks.

Twitter, Trello, and Buffer are some of the popular companies that use Mustache, whereas EJS is used by TapTag, Gridle, and Climatempo. Mustache has a broader approval, being mentioned in 270 company stacks & 142 developers stacks; compared to EJS, which is listed in 9 company stacks and 13 developer stacks.

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Pros of EJS
Pros of Mustache
  • 4
    For a beginner it's just plain javascript code
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    It'a easy to understand the concept behind it
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    Quick for templating UI project
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    Çelik ayna
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    You almost know how to use it from start
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    Dead simple templating
  • 12
    Open source
  • 8
    Small
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    Support in lots of languages

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What is EJS?

It is a simple templating language that lets you generate HTML markup with plain JavaScript. No religiousness about how to organize things. No reinvention of iteration and control-flow. It's just plain JavaScript.

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.

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What tools integrate with EJS?
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What are some alternatives to EJS and Mustache?
Handlebars.js
Handlebars.js is an extension to the Mustache templating language created by Chris Wanstrath. Handlebars.js and Mustache are both logicless templating languages that keep the view and the code separated like we all know they should be.
React
Lots of people use React as the V in MVC. Since React makes no assumptions about the rest of your technology stack, it's easy to try it out on a small feature in an existing project.
Pug
This project was formerly known as "Jade." Pug is a high performance template engine heavily influenced by Haml and implemented with JavaScript for Node.js and browsers.
JSX
It is designed to run on modern web browsers. It performs optimization while compiling the source code to JavaScript. The generated code runs faster than an equivalent code written directly in JavaScript.
TypeScript
TypeScript is a language for application-scale JavaScript development. It's a typed superset of JavaScript that compiles to plain JavaScript.
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