amdblah-hbs-helpers

A small collection of Handlebars helpers run in both the server(nodejs) and client(browser).

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Amdblah Handlebars helpers
A small collection of Handlebars helpers run in both the server(nodejs) and client(browser).
Installation

Node.js

Install using npm:
$ npm install amdblah-hbs-helpers --save

Register all helpers with the following line of code:
require('amdblah-hbs-helpers');

RequireJS in browser

Install using bower:
$ bower install amdblah-hbs-helpers --save

Configure RequireJS with SlexAxton/require-handlebars-plugin
require.config({
	...
	paths : {
		...
		'hbs.helpers' : 'path_to_bower_components/amdblah-hbs-helpers/dist'
		...
	}
	'hbs' : {
		…
		helpers : true,
		helperDirectory : 'hbs.helpers/'
	}
	...
}
Usage
Please refer to projects below:
danharper/Handlebars-Helpers
raDiesle/Handlebars.js-helpers-collection

Helper changes

i18next

i18next translation helper

i18nt

{{i18n_t "your_key"}}

Pass local i18next into helper in nodejs
{{i18n_t "your_key" i18next=i18nextObj}}

i18ntr

{{#i18n_tr "your_key" add="from helper" }}
h6 Some Text
p some paragraph with variable __add__ __addFromContext__
{{/i18n_tr}}

Pass local i18next into helper in nodejs
{{#i18n_tr "your_key" add="from helper" i18next=i18nextObj}}
h6 Some Text
p some paragraph with variable __add__ __addFromContext__
{{/i18n_tr}}

Moment.js

Format a datetime in milliseconds using Moment.js

dateFormat

Display formatted datetime:
{{dateFormat datetime format="MMMM YYYY" timezone=timezoneOffset}}
Display time from now
{{dateFormat datetime fromNow=true timezone=timezoneOffset}}

Pass local moment into helper in nodejs
{{dateFormat datetime format="MMMM YYYY" moment=momentObj timezone=timezoneOffset}}
{{dateFormat datetime fromNow=true moment=momentObj timezone=timezoneOffset}}
Refer to the moment middleware in express.js.

Release History

  • 2014-09-10   v0.2.0   Update moment.js to version 2.8.x
  • 2014-06-04   v0.1.2   dateFormat timezone support
License
Most of the code in this is from danharper/Handlebars-Helpers , raDiesle/Handlebars.js-helpers-collection, i18next and moment . Those projects are under their own license. Any other code added by me is released under the WTFPL license. No warranty is provided.