Using Express, I find myself in need of having some bootstrapped data for the front end when the backend has done some processing. Here is a really easy way to output a json object into your handlebars template.
The helper function
Global helper in express
Here is an easy way to add the above helper into your express project using
If you use the helper function defined with
Handlebars.SafeString add this in your template:
And if you don’t use the
Handlebars.SafeString method you will need to prevent the auto-escaping that