<html> <head> <include>news-article</include> <include>page-header</include> <include>page-footer</include> <include>content</include> <include>lorem</include> </head> <body> <page-header/> <content> <news-article demo> <author>Jane Doe</author> <title>Test</title> <body><lorem/></body> </news-article> </content> <page-footer/> </body> </html>
- Templates look like HTML
- Easily build large templates out of small ones
- Less logic than "logicless" templates. It doesn't turn HTML into a programming language.
- Use stand-alone or with a framework, e.g. backbone, meteor, etc.
- Use "demo" elements to preview a design--they go away when compiled for production.
- Pass-through parameters are easier than "partials." Documentation and Example
- Download modest-preview.js.
<script src="modest-preview.js"></script>in the
headof your html file (after jquery).
- Install node.js (once)
npm install -g modest(once)
- Go into your project directory
modestOR use grunt-modest
Documentation & Examples
To compile to production, you need:
- A C++ compiler
See the installation instructions for node-gyp for more information.
Change directories into your local clone and type
to get the node.js dependencies. After you make your changes, make sure your tests are run by test/all.js. The tests use vows. Make sure the tests still pass by running
Permission is granted under the MIT license.