This module is used as express middleware and it provides helper methods to the views.
$ npm install view-helpers
or specify in package.json as dependency
var helpers =app // make sure you declare this middleware after `connect-flash` and `express.session` middlewares and before `express.router`.
In your views you would have access to some methods and variables. The middleware also exposes
createPagination(pages, page)- creates pagination
formatDate(date)- date is a mongoose
isActive('/link/href/')- to add active class to the link
req.isMobile- detects if the request is coming from tablet/mobile device
res.render('template', locals, cb)- mobile templates - If the request is coming from a mobile device, then it would try to look for a
template.mobile.jade(or with the registered extension, it can also be ejs, hbs etc) file in the views folder and render it. This has been added in the 0.1.0 version. Refer to 166ebf2 for more details.
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