Version: 7.x.x

Why Pick Squirrelly?

Features

Squirrelly has a number of features that set it apart from the competition:

  • It's faster than most templating engines
  • It supports user-defined helpers and native helpers
  • It supports filters
  • It supports partials
  • It supports custom tags (delimeters)
  • It's incredibly lightweight: in comparison: the full version only weighs about 2 KB gzipped, compared to Pug's 237 KB and Handlebars' 21.5 KB
  • It works with other languages than HTML
  • It's not white-space sensitive
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