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Template engine with handlebars.js extracted out of consolidate.js.


All credit goes to consolidate.js and its contributors. Everything in here was extracted from there and nothing here includes any original work by me. The only difference here is that the template engine itself is exported.


I wanted a handlebars.js template engine to use with express that was responsible for only handlebars.js and nothing else. I encountered no issues at all from consolidate.js which is why this does not include any extra features or a different implementation.

This was also a learning exercise for me to get a better understanding of consolidate.js's implementation.

Express 3.x Example

var express = require('express');
var handlebars = require('handlebars-engine');
// ... 
app.engine('hbs', handlebars);
app.set('views', __dirname + '/views');
app.set('view engine', 'hbs');
// ... 
app.get('/', function(req, res) {
  res.render('index', {
    name: 'Thor',
    partials: {
      header: 'header',
      footer: 'footer'
    helpers: {
      yell: function(object) {
        return object + "!!";
// ...