Handlebars.js Else If

Handlebars supports {{else if}} blocks as of 3.0.0. Handlebars v3.0.0 or greater: {{#if FriendStatus.IsFriend}} <div class=”ui-state-default ui-corner-all” title=”.ui-icon-mail-closed”><span class=”ui-icon ui-icon-mail-closed”></span></div> {{else if FriendStatus.FriendRequested}} <div class=”ui-state-default ui-corner-all” title=”.ui-icon-check”><span class=”ui-icon ui-icon-check”></span></div> {{else}} <div class=”ui-state-default ui-corner-all” title=”.ui-icon-plusthick”><span class=”ui-icon ui-icon-plusthick”></span></div> {{/if}} Prior to Handlebars v3.0.0, however, you will have to either define a helper that handles the branching logic … Read more

What are the differences between Mustache.js and Handlebars.js?

You’ve pretty much nailed it, however Mustache templates can also be compiled. Mustache is missing helpers and the more advanced blocks because it strives to be logicless. Handlebars’ custom helpers can be very useful, but often end up introducing logic into your templates. Mustache has many different compilers (JavaScript, Ruby, Python, C, etc.). Handlebars began … Read more