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Handlebars.js vs Phalcon: What are the differences?

Handlebars.js: Minimal Templating on Steroids. 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; Phalcon: Web framework delivered as a C-extension for PHP. Phalcon is a web framework implemented as a C extension offering high performance and lower resource consumption.

Handlebars.js and Phalcon are primarily classified as "Templating Languages & Extensions" and "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools respectively.

"Simple" is the primary reason why developers consider Handlebars.js over the competitors, whereas "Fast" was stated as the key factor in picking Phalcon.

Handlebars.js and Phalcon are both open source tools. Handlebars.js with 14.5K GitHub stars and 1.86K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Phalcon with 9.71K GitHub stars and 1.77K GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, Handlebars.js has a broader approval, being mentioned in 642 company stacks & 173 developers stacks; compared to Phalcon, which is listed in 28 company stacks and 13 developer stacks.

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 Phalcon?

Phalcon is a web framework implemented as a C extension offering high performance and lower resource consumption.
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    AngularJS
    AngularJS lets you write client-side web applications as if you had a smarter browser. It lets you use good old HTML (or HAML, Jade and friends!) as your template language and lets you extend HTML’s syntax to express your application’s components clearly and succinctly. It automatically synchronizes data from your UI (view) with your JavaScript objects (model) through 2-way data binding.
    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.
    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.
    Underscore
    A JavaScript library that provides a whole mess of useful functional programming helpers without extending any built-in objects.
    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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    Review ofHandlebars.jsHandlebars.js

    Its easy to link handlebars with SailsJS.

    I have created a generator for it. Read through the README. Steps:-

    Install the npm package. Generate the templates using suggested command in README. Update the config/views.js file as suggested. Thats it, It works.

    https://github.com/bhaskarmelkani/sails-generate-views-hbs

    Review ofPhalconPhalcon

    'm a professional web developer from Vietnam with B.S Physics and Engineering. I'm a Phalcon enthusiast as Opensource. In free time, I was support on forum Phalcon also my forum and contribution core Phalcon.

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    Physics
    Review ofPhalconPhalcon

    I think precompiled PHP is the way to go. It saves CPU cycles, RAM and overall I/O. It saves money too. Smaller requirements = smaller bills.

    I've tried symfony and zend. Phalcon was easiest to use.

    How developers use Handlebars.js and Phalcon
    Avatar of Kent Steiner
    Kent Steiner uses Handlebars.jsHandlebars.js

    Handlebars for me has taken a back seat since my full embrace of React, but previous to React it (along with its predecessor mustache) I used it heavily, both server and client side, in multiple languages.

    Avatar of Promethean TV
    Promethean TV uses Handlebars.jsHandlebars.js

    The Handlebars templating engine is used by the Promethean TV Broadcast Center Tool to deliver dynamically generated html content from our web servers.

    Avatar of Jonathan Fries
    Jonathan Fries uses Handlebars.jsHandlebars.js

    Also used by ghost. Extensive editing of templates to keep my theme running and change what the theme does when I run into limitations.

    Avatar of Trading Log
    Trading Log uses Handlebars.jsHandlebars.js

    Our template engine! We combined hb with a powerful cache system we built on top of it.

    Avatar of Tarun Singh
    Tarun Singh uses Handlebars.jsHandlebars.js

    Used Handlebars to decouple the html from javascript, hence makes it more manageable.

    Avatar of Taylor Host
    Taylor Host uses PhalconPhalcon

    Internal/admin tools; in-house ground-truth training client.

    Avatar of Jesse B
    Jesse B uses PhalconPhalcon

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