Views registry and rendering
Views registry and rendering for node.js.
For views 1.x I did some cleanup and optimization. This involved changes that could have an impact on your implementation of views.
Use with middler
var middler = require'middler'views = require'views'server = require'http'createServerregistry = viewscreateRegistry__dirname + '/views'; // <-- Your views directorymiddlerserveraddviewsmiddlewareregistryadd// The middleware exposes res.render() and res.renderStatus()resrender'index' title: 'My Middler Example' name: 'Brian';;serverlisten3000console.log'Listening on http:/localhost:3000';;
Use the API manually
var path = require'path'http = require'http';var views = require'views'createRegistry// These are the defaults but you can override them.layout: 'layout'ext: 'hbs'engine: 'handlebars';// Register a default namespace.viewsregisterpathjoin__dirname 'views';// Register an alternate namespace with custom options.viewsregister'jade' pathjoin__dirname 'jade_views' ext: 'html' engine: 'jade';// Now you can use render or renderStatus inside your http request handlers.var server = httpcreateServerif requrl === '/'viewsrenderreq res 'index' title: 'Home Page';else if requrl === '/foo'viewsrenderreq res 'foo' title: 'Foo Bar';else// Render status will look for status-404.[ext] and render it.// If a matching status template does not exist then it will just write// a standard status message.viewsrenderStatus404;;serverlisten8080;
Views 0.2.x supported 'partials' by pre-rendering templates that were
view.partials(). This functionality was removed in
0.3.0 in favor of utilizing native partials support provided by the
templating engines themselves. This was done for a few reasons:
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