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node-json2html - HTML Templating using JSON2HTML


node-json2html is a node modules that implements the HTML templating engine json2html for node.js

json2html is a javascript HTML templating engine which converts json object to html using json transforms. Note that this node-json2html package includes the latest version of json2html core.

For more information check out the json2html core library

Also implemented for jquery jquery.json2html

npm install node-json2html
var json2html = require('node-json2html');
var data = [{'male':'Bob','female':'Jane'},{'male':'Rick','female':'Ann'}];
var transform = {'tag':'div','html':'${male} likes ${female}'};
var html = json2html.transform(data,transform);

Instead of writing HTML templates json2html relies on JSON transforms to convert a source JSON objects to html. The benefit of using a JSON transform is that they are already readable by the browser and DO NOT require any compilation before use. In addition, json2html allows the following

  • Short hand notation for mapping data objects to markup
  • Event binding to DOM objects (exclusively with jquery.json2html)
  • Use of inline functions to allow for complex logic during transformation
  • Dynamic building of transform objects

Check out our website for more information including detailed usage notes, downloadable examples and more!