Hogan template engine wrapper providing server-side compiled templates for SocketStream apps
Use pre-compiled Hogan (Mustache-compatible) client-side templates in your app to benefit from increased performance and a smaller client-side library download.
ss-hogan module is installed by default with new apps created by SocketStream 0.3. If you don't already have it installed, add
ss-hogan to your application's
package.json file and then add this line to app.js:
Restart the server. From now on all templates will be pre-compiled and accessibale via the
Note: Hogan uses a small client-side VM which renders the pre-compiled templates. This file is included and automatically sent to the client.
E.g. a template placed in
Can be rendered in your browser with
// assumes var ss = require('socketstream')var html = sstmpl'offers-latest'
When experimenting with Hogan, or converting an app from one template type to another, you may find it advantageous to use multiple template engines and confine use of Hogan to a sub-directory of
Directory names can be passed to the second argument as so: