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Comparing ejs vs. jade

How are they different?

Here we compare between ejs and jade. In this comparison we will focus on the latest versions of both packages. The current versions are ejs 2.5.7 and jade 1.11.0.

ejs, Embedded JavaScript templates. It was authored by Matthew Eernisse on Feb, 2011.
jade, A clean, whitespace-sensitive template language for writing HTML. It was authored by TJ Holowaychuk on Dec, 2010.

When comparing both packages you notice that jade is the more popular package today (15,400 Stars on Github).
ejs has less dependencies, more daily downloads, more weekly downloads, more monthly downloads and less open issues.
On the other hand, jade has been out there for longer (since 7 years ago), it also has more versions, more frequent updates, less open pull requests, more stars on Github, more followers on Github and more forks.

In our review ejs got 2,634,526 points and jade got 1,781,970 points. The points are a summary of how big the community is and how well the package is maintained.

Lets dive deeper and have a look at some more details on both packages.

Going into more detail

 

ejs
2.5.7
NPM

jade
1.11.0
NPM

description Embedded JavaScript templates A clean, whitespace-sensitive template language for writing HTML
keywords template, engine, ejs
author Matthew Eernisse TJ Holowaychuk
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Comparison
licenses Apache-2.0 MIT
created 7 years ago (Feb, 2011) 7 years ago (Dec, 2010)
modified 18 hours ago 5 days ago
total versions 56 131
version average every a month every 19 days
maintainers 1 1
dependencies 0 10
Daily Downloads 65,222 40,819
Weekly Downloads 1,050,453 659,779
Monthly Downloads 4,146,409 2,826,320
open issues 36 162
open pull requests 10 6
stargazers 1,803 15,400
subscribers 68 589
forks 233 1,767
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Points
Overall points

2,634,526

Points

1,781,970

Points
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install npm i -S ejs npm i -S jade
remove npm r -S ejs npm r -S jade

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