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EJS vs Nunjucks: What are the differences?

EJS: 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; Nunjucks: A templating language for JavaScript. Rich Powerful language with block inheritance, autoescaping, macros, asynchronous control, and more. Heavily inspired by jinja2. It supports all modern browsers.

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

EJS and Nunjucks are both open source tools. It seems that Nunjucks with 6.18K GitHub stars and 544 forks on GitHub has more adoption than EJS with 3.71K GitHub stars and 418 GitHub forks.

TapTag, Gridle, and Climatempo are some of the popular companies that use EJS, whereas Nunjucks is used by Uploadcare, F.biz, and Madyourself. EJS has a broader approval, being mentioned in 9 company stacks & 13 developers stacks; compared to Nunjucks, which is listed in 6 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.

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Pros of EJS
Pros of Nunjucks
  • 4
    For a beginner it's just plain javascript code
  • 4
    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
  • 2
    Easy sintaxis like JS
  • 2
    Supported by Mozilla

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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 Nunjucks?

Rich Powerful language with block inheritance, autoescaping, macros, asynchronous control, and more. Heavily inspired by jinja2. It supports all modern browsers.

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Jobs that mention EJS and Nunjucks as a desired skillset
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What are some alternatives to EJS and Nunjucks?
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.
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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