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What is Twig?

It is a modern template engine for PHP. It is flexible, fast, and secure. Its syntax originates from Jinja and Django templates.
Twig is a tool in the Frameworks (Full Stack) category of a tech stack.

Who uses Twig?

54 companies reportedly use Twig in their tech stacks, including Avito, Modanisa.com, and Colvin.

169 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Twig.

Twig Integrations

Pros of Twig
For both nodejs and php
Native html, xml, txt etc
Front to back with no efforts
Decisions about Twig

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Twig in their tech stack.

Needs advice
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I am consulting for a company that wants to move its current CubeCart e-commerce site to another PHP based platform like PrestaShop or Magento. I was interested in alternatives that utilize Node.js as the primary platform. I currently don't know PHP, but I have done full stack dev with Java, Spring, Thymeleaf, etc.. I am just unsure that learning a set of technologies not commonly used makes sense. For example, in PrestaShop, I would need to work with JavaScript better and learn PHP, Twig, and Bootstrap. It seems more cumbersome than a Node JS system, where the language syntax stays the same for the full stack. I am looking for thoughts and advice on the relevance of PHP skillset into the future AND whether the Node based e-commerce open source options can compete with Magento or Prestashop.

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Twig's Features

  • Concise
  • Template oriented syntax
  • Full featured
  • Easy to learn
  • Extensibility
  • Unit tested
  • Documented

Twig Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Twig?
It is a pursuit of simple, efficient Web framework, so that JavaWeb development becomes even more powerful, both in performance and flexibility.
Lots of people use React as the V in MVC. Since React makes no assumptions about the rest of your technology stack, it's easy to try it out on a small feature in an existing project.
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.
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.
It is an open-source template language written in Ruby. It is the backbone of Shopify themes and is used to load dynamic content on storefronts. It is safe, customer facing template language for flexible web apps.
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Twig's Followers
155 developers follow Twig to keep up with related blogs and decisions.