Handlebars.js vs Smarty: 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; Smarty: Template engine for PHP. Facilitating the separation of presentation (HTML/CSS) from application logic. This implies that PHP code is application logic, and is separated from the presentation.
Handlebars.js and Smarty can be categorized as "Templating Languages & Extensions" tools.
Handlebars.js is an open source tool with 14.7K GitHub stars and 1.88K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Handlebars.js's open source repository on GitHub.
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