Handlebars.js Tutorial: Learn Everything About Handlebars.js JavaScript Templating

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(A Comprehensive Handlebars.js Tutorial)

This is a complete tutorial, and indeed a reference, on Handlebars.js templating and, principally, JavaScript templating. Handlebars.js is a client-side (though it can be used on the server, too) templating engine for JavaScript. It is a JavaScript library that you include in your page just as you include any other JavaScript file. And with it, you can add templates to your HTML page that will be parsed and interpolated (values of properties inserted in place) with the values from the data you passed to the Handlebars.js function.

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Written in JavaScript, Handlebars.js is a compiler that takes any HTML and Handlebars expression and compiles them to a JavaScript function. This derived JavaScript function then takes one parameter, an object—your data—and it returns a string with the HTML and the object properties’ values inserted into the HTML. So, you end up with a string that has the values from the object properties inserted in the relevant places, and you insert that string as HTML on the page.

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Learn Node.js Completely and with Confidence

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Duration of Course: About 2 weeks
Prerequisite: JavaScript knowledge of 5/10

This is the age of the JavaScript developer, and it will only get better, particularly because of the widespread adoption of HTML5; the abandonment of Flash; the ubiquity of mobile devices; the recent rise of Meteor.js; and the popularity, stability, and robustness of Node.js, which allows developers to use JavaScript on the server.

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Node.js, a revolutionary technology, is the immediate and near future of modern web application development with JavaScript as the sole server-side language. In this article, I provide you with a comprehensive road map for learning Node.js; this road map has worked for me and I am confident it will work for you. You will learn Node.js completely and you should approach this course with confidence because you are only 2 to 3 weeks away from building impressive modern web applications in short time.

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Why Learn Node.js
JavaScript is the language of the web today and unquestionably for the near future because there is no known alternative to JavaScript in the works. The ECMAScript organization has been moving full pace ahead with advancing the JavaScript language.

With a solid understanding of Node.js, you will be able to use JavaScript to develop real-time, fast, scalable, data-driven web applications, and you will have the requisite knowledge to quickly adapt to any of the emerging, cutting-edge JavaScript technologies like Derby.js and Meteor.js. Incidentally, I have recently written a Learn Meteor Properly article and roadmap.
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