jsttojs

A node.js module for precompile JavaScript templates (ex. mustache or jQuery.tmpl) to one file

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jsttojs

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A node.js module for precompile JavaScript templates (ex. mustache or jQuery.tmpl) to one file.

You can to precompile some static mustache, hogan.js, jQuery.tmpl, underscore.js or any other templates and include them in generated javascript function that could be stitched and compressed in a single file.

And if you set the flag --watch, you can compile templates automatically!

Installation

$ npm install jsttojs -g

Usage

jsttojs allows templates to be precompiled and included in javascript code

Precompile JavaScript templates.
Usage: jsttojs <input> <output> [options]

Options:

  -h, --help        output usage information
  -V, --version     output the version number
  -e, --ext <n>     extension for templates, default "jst"
  -n, --name <n>    name variable stores temapltes, default "JSTmpl"
  -w, --watch       watch files and automatic compile output file
  -r, --removebreak remove line breaks
  -a, --amd         wrap templates in AMD module
  -o, --onlyname    use as a key only file name, without directory

Examples:

  $ jsttojs templates compiled/templates/index.js --ext mustache --watch

Use with grunt

Use it with grunt, install grunt-jsttojs and add this line to your project's Gruntfile:

grunt.loadNpmTasks('grunt-jsttojs');

Samples

Templates:

// tamplates/index.jst
Hello world {{ username }}
second line
// tamplates/video/index.jst
Hello {{ username }} on index video page

Run precompile templates

$ jsttojs templates compiled/templates/index.js --name MyGlobalVariable

Output:

// compiled/templates/index.js
window.MyGlobalVariable = {
  "index" : "Hello world {{ username }}\nsecond line",
  "video/index" : "Hello {{ username }} on index video page"
}

License

Copyright (c) 2012 Alexey Kupriyanenko a.kupriyanenko@gmail.com

jsttojs is released under the MIT license.

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