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From Mick Semb Wever <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Mustache templates?
Date Tue, 05 Nov 2013 22:17:33 GMT
ClamAV 0.96.5

>  From what I can tell from the Mustache engine, Tiles is still
> rendering the mustache templates on the server side - correct?  

That is correct. 

> If so, other than having another templating technology at your
> disposal (in addition to Velocity, Freemarker, etc), is there any
> additional advantage to using Mustache? 
>   Isn't part of the attraction of mustache to render on client side?

Yes, and that is the advantage of mustache templates. That the same
templates used server-side (typically in the original request), can be
re-used on the client (typical ajax updates on the page).

> Are there any examples how to use Mustache templates in Tiles? 

The datamodel coming into the tiles mustache attribute must also be made
available, through a separate url, to the client as json.

The mustache template must also be available, through a url, to the

At Finn the above approach has been working well for us.

But I'd like to see tiles provide support for making this easier. A way
to extend the tiles implementation of the composite-pattern out into the
land of the client-side. We've had a number of discussions inside
Finn.no on this and believe that it is possible. If this is something
you'd like to help out with i can elaborate more our ideas. Within Finn
i can't see any traction on this idea until next February at the


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