Handlebars.js vs Liquid: What are the differences?
Handlebars.js: Minimal Templating on Steroids. Handlebars.js is an extension to the Mustache templating language created by Chris Wanstrath. Handlebars.js and Mustache are both logicless templating languages that keep the view and the code separated like we all know they should be; Liquid: Open-source template language written in Ruby. It is an open-source template language written in Ruby. It is the backbone of Shopify themes and is used to load dynamic content on storefronts. It is safe, customer facing template language for flexible web apps.
Handlebars.js and Liquid can be primarily classified as "Templating Languages & Extensions" tools.
Handlebars.js and Liquid are both open source tools. It seems that Handlebars.js with 14.7K GitHub stars and 1.88K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Liquid with 7.36K GitHub stars and 958 GitHub forks.
According to the StackShare community, Handlebars.js has a broader approval, being mentioned in 3104 company stacks & 1086 developers stacks; compared to Liquid, which is listed in 30 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.