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Grunt Cookbook by Jurie-Jan Botha

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Rendering Jade templates

The Jade template engine allows us to easily build and maintain HTML templates using its minimal yet familiar syntax. In this recipe, we'll make use of the contrib-jade (0.12.0) plugin to compile a template that renders a simple HTML page.

Getting ready

In this example, we'll work with the basic project structure we created in the Installing Grunt on a project recipe in Chapter 1, Getting Started with Grunt. Be sure to refer to it if you are not yet familiar with its contents.

How to do it...

The following steps will take us through creating a simple Jade template and rendering it to an HTML file.

  1. We'll start by installing the package that contains the contrib-jade plugin as per the instructions provided in the Installing a ...

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