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engine-handlebars v1.0.0

Handlebars engine, consolidate.js style but with enhancements. This works with Assemble, express.js, engine-cache or any application that follows consolidate.js conventions.

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Handlebars engine, consolidate.js style but with enhancements. This works with Assemble, express.js, engine-cache or any application that follows consolidate.js conventions.

Please consider following this project's author, Jon Schlinkert, and consider starring the project to show your :heart: and support.

Install

Install with npm:

$ npm install --save engine-handlebars

Heads up!

There were major breaking changes in v1.0!.

Usage

const handlebars = require('handlebars');
const engine = require('engine-handlebars')(handlebars);
console.log(engine);

The engine object that is returned has the following properties:

  • name - the name of the engine: handlebars, used for engine detection in other libraries.
  • instance - your instance of handlebars
  • compile - async compile method
  • compileSync - sync compile method
  • render - async render method
  • renderSync - sync render method

API

.compile

Compile file.contents with handlebars.compile(). Adds a compiled .fn() property to the given file.

Params

  • file {Object}: File object with contents string or buffer.
  • options {Object}: Options with partials and helpers.
  • returns {Promise}

Example

engine.compile({ contents: 'Jon {{ name }}' })
  .then(file => {
    console.log(typeof file.fn) // 'function'
  });

.render

Render file.contents with the function returned from .compile().

Params

  • file {Object}: File object with contents string or buffer.
  • locals {Object}: Locals to use as contents to render the string.
  • options {Object}: Options with partials and helpers.
  • returns {Promise}

Example

engine.render({ contents: 'Jon {{ name }}' }, { name: 'Schlinkert' })
  .then(file => {
    console.log(file.contents.toString()) // 'Jon Schlinkert'
  });

.compileSync

Compile file.contents with handlebars.compile(). Adds a compiled .fn() property to the given file.

Params

  • file {Object}: File object with contents string or buffer.
  • options {Object}: Options with partials and helpers.
  • returns {Object}: Returns the file object.

Example

let file = engine.compileSync({ contents: 'Jon {{ name }}' });
console.log(typeof file.fn) // 'function'

.renderSync

Render file.contents with the function returned from .compile().

Params

  • file {Object}: File object with contents string or buffer.
  • locals {Object}: Locals to use as contents to render the string.
  • options {Object}: Options with partials and helpers.
  • returns {Object}: Returns the file object.

Example

let file = engine.renderSync({ contents: 'Jon {{ name }}' }, { name: 'Schlinkert' });
console.log(file.contents.toString()) // 'Jon Schlinkert'

Release History

v1.0.0

  • The main export is now a function that takes an instance of handlebars.
  • renderFile and __express have been removed.
  • .compile and .render now return a promise.
  • .compileSync and .renderSync may be used for sync operations.
  • All methods now expect a file object with a .contents property (string or buffer).

v0.8.0

  • renderFile now expects a vinyl file.
  • The old renderFile method is now exposed on engine.__express

v0.7.0

  • updated to handlebars 0.4.0

About

Contributing

Pull requests and stars are always welcome. For bugs and feature requests, please create an issue.

Running Tests

Running and reviewing unit tests is a great way to get familiarized with a library and its API. You can install dependencies and run tests with the following command:

$ npm install && npm test

Building docs

(This project's readme.md is generated by verb, please don't edit the readme directly. Any changes to the readme must be made in the .verb.md readme template.)

To generate the readme, run the following command:

$ npm install -g verbose/verb#dev verb-generate-readme && verb

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Contributors

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Author

Jon Schlinkert

License

Copyright © 2018, Jon Schlinkert. Released under the MIT License.


This file was generated by verb-generate-readme, v0.8.0, on November 11, 2018.

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