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Sorry, I meant the part about the requirement to precompile templates in order to have the fastest possible experience.



It's common sense once someone explains it to you, but when you're learning about all of this new client-side tech you tend not to worry about speed until later, and then it's useful to see posts like these telling you what you can do.

I guess this is why frameworks like Rails compile your assets for you - it's a "silly not to do it" task, but not everyone knows about it.

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Right on the homepage of handlebarsjs.com...

"It is also possible to precompile your templates. This will result in a smaller required runtime library and significant savings from not having to compile the template in the browser. This can be especially important when working with mobile devices."

But nobody reads documentation... ;-)

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