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HAML vs XML: What are the differences?

HAML: HTML Abstraction Markup Language - A Markup Haiku. Haml is a markup language that’s used to cleanly and simply describe the HTML of any web document, without the use of inline code. Haml functions as a replacement for inline page templating systems such as PHP, ERB, and ASP. However, Haml avoids the need for explicitly coding HTML into the template, because it is actually an abstract description of the HTML, with some code to generate dynamic content; XML: A simple, very flexible text format. A markup language that defines a set of rules for encoding documents in a format that is both human-readable and machine-readable.

HAML and XML can be categorized as "Languages" tools.

HAML is an open source tool with 3.44K GitHub stars and 544 GitHub forks. Here's a link to HAML's open source repository on GitHub.

StackShare, Bukalapak, and Accenture are some of the popular companies that use HAML, whereas XML is used by Sparks42 GmbH, Kasa Smart, and Securly. HAML has a broader approval, being mentioned in 113 company stacks & 40 developers stacks; compared to XML, which is listed in 7 company stacks and 27 developer stacks.

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Pros of HAML
Pros of XML
  • 68
    Clean and simple
  • 49
    No html open/close tags
  • 39
    Easier to write than ERB
  • 36
    Forces clean and readable code
  • 34
    Simpler markup language
  • 24
    Open Source
  • 16
    HTML Templating
  • 1
    You'll love it if you like Haikus
  • 2
    Fun

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Cons of HAML
Cons of XML
  • 3
    It's not Pug
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    What is HAML?

    Haml is a markup language that’s used to cleanly and simply describe the HTML of any web document, without the use of inline code. Haml functions as a replacement for inline page templating systems such as PHP, ERB, and ASP. However, Haml avoids the need for explicitly coding HTML into the template, because it is actually an abstract description of the HTML, with some code to generate dynamic content.

    What is XML?

    A markup language that defines a set of rules for encoding documents in a format that is both human-readable and machine-readable.

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    Slim
    Slim is easy to use for both beginners and professionals. Slim favors cleanliness over terseness and common cases over edge cases. Its interface is simple, intuitive, and extensively documented — both online and in the code itself.
    Pug
    This project was formerly known as "Jade." Pug is a high performance template engine heavily influenced by Haml and implemented with JavaScript for Node.js and browsers.
    YAML
    A human-readable data-serialization language. It is commonly used for configuration files, but could be used in many applications where data is being stored or transmitted.
    JavaScript
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    Git
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