RactiveJS vs Slim Lang: What are the differences?
RactiveJS: Next-generation DOM manipulation. Ractive was originally created at theguardian.com to produce news applications. Ractive takes your Mustache templates and transforms them into a lightweight representation of the DOM – then when your data changes, it intelligently updates the real DOM; Slim Lang: Template language whose goal is reduce the syntax to the essential parts without becoming cryptic. 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.
RactiveJS and Slim Lang can be primarily classified as "Templating Languages & Extensions" tools.
"Lightweight" is the primary reason why developers consider RactiveJS over the competitors, whereas "Easier to type and maintain than haml" was stated as the key factor in picking Slim Lang.
RactiveJS and Slim Lang are both open source tools. It seems that RactiveJS with 5.67K GitHub stars and 440 forks on GitHub has more adoption than Slim Lang with 4.84K GitHub stars and 473 GitHub forks.
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Structuring our one page app around the data to templating structure of RactiveJS was an easy way to make the code slick and mantainable