Why Pick Eta?


Eta has a number of features that set it apart from the competition:

  • Faster than most templating engines
  • Supports partials
  • Supports custom tags (delimeters)
  • Incredibly lightweight: in comparison: the full version only weighs about 2 KB gzipped, compared to Pug's 237 KB and Handlebars' 21.5 KB
  • Works with other languages than HTML
  • Not white-space sensitive, but white-space-trimming configurable
  • Syntax accessible to non-JavaScript programmers
  • Supports comments and quotes containing ending delimeter (e.g. <% /* commented out <% something %> */ %>)
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