Mustache vs RactiveJS vs TypeScript

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Pros of Mustache
Pros of RactiveJS
Pros of TypeScript
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    Dead simple templating
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    Open source
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    Support in lots of languages
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    Virtual Dom
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    Easy one page app templating of data
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    More intuitive and type safe javascript
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    Type safe
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    JavaScript superset
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    The best AltJS ever
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    Best AltJS for BackEnd
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    Powerful type system, including generics & JS features
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    Nice and seamless hybrid of static and dynamic typing
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    Aligned with ES development for compatibility
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    Compile time errors
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    Structural, rather than nominal, subtyping
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    Starts and ends with JavaScript

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Cons of Mustache
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        Code may look heavy and confusing
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      What is Mustache?

      Mustache is a logic-less template syntax. It can be used for HTML, config files, source code - anything. It works by expanding tags in a template using values provided in a hash or object. We call it "logic-less" because there are no if statements, else clauses, or for loops. Instead there are only tags. Some tags are replaced with a value, some nothing, and others a series of values.

      What is RactiveJS?

      Ractive was originally created at to produce news applications. Ractive takes your Mustache templates and transforms them into a lightweight representation of the DOM – then when your data changes, it intelligently updates the real DOM.

      What is TypeScript?

      TypeScript is a language for application-scale JavaScript development. It's a typed superset of JavaScript that compiles to plain JavaScript.

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      What are some alternatives to Mustache, RactiveJS, and TypeScript?
      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.
      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.
      Facilitating the separation of presentation (HTML/CSS) from application logic. This implies that PHP code is application logic, and is separated from the presentation
      It is a full featured template engine for Python. It has full unicode support, an optional integrated sandboxed execution environment, widely used and BSD licensed.
      Hogan.js is a 3.4k JS templating engine developed at Twitter. Use it as a part of your asset packager to compile templates ahead of time or include it in your browser to handle dynamic templates.
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