TypeScript vs. Handlebars.js vs. Slim Lang



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Description

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 Slim Lang?

Slim is a template language whose goal is to reduce the view syntax to the essential parts without becoming cryptic. It started as an exercise to see how much could be removed from a standard html template (<, >, closing tags, etc...). As more people took an interest in Slim, the functionality grew and so did the flexibility of the syntax.

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Pros

Why do developers choose TypeScript?
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Why do developers choose Handlebars.js?
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Why do developers choose Slim Lang?
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Cons

What are the cons of using TypeScript?
No Cons submitted yet for TypeScript
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What are the cons of using Handlebars.js?
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What are the cons of using Slim Lang?
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Companies

What companies use TypeScript?
989 companies on StackShare use TypeScript
What companies use Handlebars.js?
752 companies on StackShare use Handlebars.js
What companies use Slim Lang?
14 companies on StackShare use Slim Lang

Integrations

What tools integrate with TypeScript?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with TypeScript
What tools integrate with Handlebars.js?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Handlebars.js
No integrations listed yet

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

  • Pug - Robust, elegant, feature rich template engine for nodejs
  • Mustache - Logic-less templates
  • Jinja2 - Full featured template engine for Python
  • Hogan.js - A compiler for the Mustache templating language

See all alternatives to TypeScript

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