Chapter 1. Instant Handlebars.js

Welcome to the Instant Handlebars.js, in this book we will be taking a thorough look through this amazing templating library, as well as ways to manage your projects and optimize them for production.

This book contains the following sections:

So, what is Handlebars? here we will take a look at what a templating engine really is and more specifically why we are learning Handlebars.

Installation we will go through downloading the Handlebars library as-well as installing node.js and the handlebars CLI.

Quick start – creating your first template will get our feet wet, starting off by writing the minimum amount of code required to get a template onto the page, moving on to creating a simple helper.

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