Jadevu allows to expose pre-compile Jade templates to the client side through an extremely simple and easy-to-use API.
In your jade template, use the
template: filter and set the
p Hello world template(id="my-template"): div p This is my template - if (a == 2) p It can have code - else p It can have many things
When compiled, this turns into HTML that looks like this:
What does this mean? From your client-side (eg: jQuery) code, you can include that mini-template, and turn it into HTML:
How to use
require('jadevu') to your app.
How it compares to alternatives
Running jade in the browser
In addition, including jade among your browser scripts adds unnecessary weight to your pages.
Some projects want to do everything (including compilation) in the server-side. This of course comes with a huge latency penalty for templates that appear multiple times in the same page or are rendered as the result of real-time push (such as http://socket.io)
Building HTML manually with jQuery
Cumbersome concatenation, hard to include logic (like the
if statement in the
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