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What is Pug?

This project was formerly known as "Jade." Pug is a high performance template engine heavily influenced by Haml and implemented with JavaScript for Node.js and browsers.

What is 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.

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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171 Companies Using Pug
228 Companies Using Mustache
13 Companies Using Slim Lang


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What are some alternatives to Pug, Mustache, and Slim Lang?

  • TypeScript - A superset of JavaScript that compiles to clean JavaScript output
  • Handlebars.js - Minimal Templating on Steroids
  • Jinja2 - Full featured template engine for Python
  • Hogan.js - A compiler for the Mustache templating language

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