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    *note: this is not to sound negative. Just something I noticed when looking into templating for half hour or so.

    I’ve done the whole mix-soup of HTML in the JS files many a’ times.
    So when I saw that Chris put up a screencast regarding the whole templating issue I took a look and then went and read a few tutorials on Handlebars.js.

    I’m just curious as to why you would use a templating engine for all of these smaller projects that are in every tutorial.

    For example the one here:

    I simply feel that the tag is not much, if any, easier to manage than the JS+HTML soup that I normally use.

    Plus, handlebars.js downloaded here is 33kb… and that’s the minified version.

    Seems like a bad trade-off for simply keeping a convoluted version of HTML inside the actual HTML page.

    Is there any tutorial or project that people can show me that are more beneficial of a templating engine than simple to-do lists and, well, they are all lists on tutorial pages haha

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