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What is TypeScript?

TypeScript is a language for application-scale JavaScript development. It's a typed superset of JavaScript that compiles to plain JavaScript.

What is 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.

What is Jinja2?

Jinja2 is a full featured template engine for Python. It has full unicode support, an optional integrated sandboxed execution environment, widely used and BSD licensed.


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    What are the cons of using TypeScript?
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    What companies use TypeScript?
    612 companies on StackShare use TypeScript
    What companies use Handlebars.js?
    633 companies on StackShare use Handlebars.js
    What companies use Jinja2?
    15 companies on StackShare use Jinja2


    What tools integrate with TypeScript?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with TypeScript
    What tools integrate with Handlebars.js?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Handlebars.js
    What tools integrate with Jinja2?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with Jinja2

    What are some alternatives to TypeScript, Handlebars.js, and Jinja2?

    • Pug - Robust, elegant, feature rich template engine for nodejs
    • Mustache - Logic-less templates
    • Hogan.js - A compiler for the Mustache templating language
    • Slim Lang - Template language whose goal is reduce the syntax to the essential parts without becoming cryptic

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