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Jade runtime script compile middleware built on compile-middleware.


var jadeware = require('compile-mw-jade-runtime');
    filename  : /(?:\/runtime\/)(.*)\.js/i, // Capture group 1 will be used 
    src       : '/path/to/source',
    maxAge    : 86400                       // HTTP Cache Control MaxAge, Optional 
    // Render Options to Jade Parser, Optional 
    runtime   : /^\/?runtime((\.|-)min)?\.js$/i 
             // Match request path pattern to runtime.js,  
             // if given a string value, will use full-text match 
    minify    : 'auto'                      // Whether to compress, (true, false or 'auto') 
                                            // 'auto' will compress request '(\.|-)min.js' files 
    debug     : false                       // Generate __lineno for debug 

Refer to compile-middleware#usage for more information.

WARNING No not add a g flag to the RegExp, that will broke the filename extraction procedure. It's an V8 Issue


It is recommended you load script for views with some CommonJS Loader.

Here is an example use with Sea.js

    function(template) {


Copyright 2013 Shinohane<>

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