How to Migrate from Jade to Pug 2 Express App

July 24, 2018 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Express Migrating from Jade to Pug 2

You are Welcome! This Tip Shows You How to Migrate from Jade to Pug 2 Express Application.

Pug 2 was released in August 2016. To make improvements in the new release potential, they had to make the decision of deprecating or removing some APIs and undocumented language features.

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  1. 1. Installing Pug

    First, to Install Pug

    sudo npm i -g pug
  2. 2. Changing Template Engine

    Edit the app.js File and Change:

    app.set('view engine', 'jade')

    In:

    app.set('view engine', 'pug')

    This from stackoverflow.com

  3. 3. Renaming Views Files

    Switch from .jade to .pug

    cd views

    So for Instance:

    mv error.jade error.pug
  4. 4. Indenting Consistently

    Make the Same Spaces/Tabs Value on All Layout’s file Rows.
    So now, if Identation Begin we say with 2 Spaces the Continue to Indent the same Value.

  5. So Now I’m truly Happy if My Guide could Help You to Migrate from Jade to Pug 2!


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