Jade (now known as Pug) and Handlebars are both popular templating engines for JavaScript, but they have different syntaxes and approaches. It's not common to use both of them together in the same project. However, if you have a specific requirement to do so, you can achieve it with some extra effort.

Here's how you can use Jade (Pug) and Handlebars together and render accordingly:

Step 1: Set Up the Project Ensure that you have both Jade (Pug) and Handlebars installed in your project.

Step 2: Precompile Handlebars Templates Handlebars templates need to be precompiled into JavaScript functions before using them in the Jade (Pug) templates. You can use the handlebars npm package to achieve this. Precompile your Handlebars templates into JavaScript functions.

Step 3: Create Your Jade (Pug) Template In your Jade (Pug) template, you can include the precompiled Handlebars template and pass data to it. Use a script tag with the precompiled Handlebars template function to render the output.

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html head title My App body // Include Handlebars Template script(type="text/javascript"). var handlebarsTemplate = Handlebars.template( /* Your precompiled Handlebars template function */ ); // Pass Data to the Handlebars Template and Render script(type="text/javascript"). var data = { name: "John", age: 30 }; var output = handlebarsTemplate(data); document.write(output);

Step 4: Render the Jade (Pug) Template Render the Jade (Pug) template using your preferred method (e.g., with Express or any other backend framework).

By following these steps, you can use both Jade (Pug) and Handlebars together in your project. However, it's essential to consider the readability and maintainability of the code when combining two different templating engines. Using two templating engines may increase the complexity of your project, so it's recommended to stick with one templating engine that best suits your project's needs.

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