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Hogan.js engine for Express 3.x


npm install hogan-engine


Where app is your express app instance.

// Add the engine
app.engine('html', require('hogan-engine'));

// Then just do the normal view setup
app.set('views', __dirname + '/views');
app.set('view engine', 'html');

That's it.


After installing the engine, you can use it as you would any other express templating engine.

res.render('index', { title: 'Hello World' });

And have the template views/index.html

{{> header.html}}

<h1>{{ title }}</h1>

{{> footer.html}}

Notice we included a couple partials. You don't have to do anything more then have them in the views directory for them to be loaded and rendered. Easy.

Usage outside of Express's render function

var hogan = require('hogan-engine');

// Set the root of the template directory
hogan.root = __dirname + '/views';

// Set cache to true to cache the templates, do this in production please
hogan.cache = true;

hogan('index.html', { title: 'Hello World' }, function (err, text) {
  // ...
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