What is Pug?
Pug is a tool in the Templating Languages & Extensions category of a tech stack.
Pug is an open source tool with 20.4K GitHub stars and 2K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Pug's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Pug?
243 companies reportedly use Pug in their tech stacks, including Accenture, Glovo, and Coursera.
788 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Pug.
Node.js, AnyChart, Prepros, Lad, and squido are some of the popular tools that integrate with Pug. Here's a list of all 5 tools that integrate with Pug.
Pros of Pug
Great with nodejs
Very short syntax
Structured with indentation
It's not HAML
Difficult For Front End Developers,learn backend
Really similar to Slim (from Ruby fame)
Disdain for angled brackets
Jun 19 2015 at 6:37AM
Pug Alternatives & Comparisons
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