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 2.5.6 and jade 1.11.0.
It was authored
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
Stars on Github).
ejs has less dependencies, less open issues and less open pull requests.
On the other hand, jade has been out there for longer (since 6 years ago), it also has more versions, more frequent updates, more daily downloads, more weekly downloads, more monthly downloads, more stars on Github, more followers on Github and more forks.
In our review ejs got 1,506,519 points and jade got 1,862,884 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.