compiles hogan templates into ready to use includes


Compile Hogan Templates into ready to use script include.

Install this grunt plugin next to your project's grunt.js gruntfile with: npm install grunt-hogan-client

Then add this line to your project's grunt.js gruntfile:


given the following config and template

  hoganclient: {
    options: {
      variable: 'window.tmpl'
    src: ['templates/**/*.hogan'],
    dest: 'dist/tmpl.js' 
<ul id="a-list">

will output the following script file

window.tmpl.list=Hogan.compile('<ul id="a-list">{{#items}}{{>item}}{{/items}}</ul>');

ready to use/include/concat etc in your app like this.

tmpl.list.render({ items: [] });

I made this plugin for a very specific case where I also needed to wrap the templates in some code due to async loading of Hogan using head.js.

Since this task is a code generator I decided to add the wrap property to the options.

options: {
  wrap: {
    start: 'head.ready(function() {',
    end: '});'

I guess there will be need to tweek the regex that cleans the template.

In lieu of a formal styleguide, take care to maintain the existing coding style. Add unit tests for any new or changed functionality. Lint and test your code using grunt.

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Copyright (c) 2012 Markus Ullmark
Licensed under the MIT license.