Handlebars.js vs Pug: What are the differences?
What is 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.
Handlebars.js and Pug can be categorized as "Templating Languages & Extensions" tools.
"Simple" is the top reason why over 102 developers like Handlebars.js, while over 118 developers mention "Elegant html" as the leading cause for choosing Pug.
Handlebars.js and Pug are both open source tools. It seems that Pug with 18.4K GitHub stars and 1.9K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Handlebars.js with 14.6K GitHub stars and 1.87K GitHub forks.
Hulu, DuckDuckGo, and Intel are some of the popular companies that use Handlebars.js, whereas Pug is used by Coursera, Key Location, and Sellsuki. Handlebars.js has a broader approval, being mentioned in 643 company stacks & 175 developers stacks; compared to Pug, which is listed in 174 company stacks and 119 developer stacks.
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