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Smarty Template Engine Twig Template Engine
Description Template Engine Used in Drupal 8
Website www.​smarty.​net www.​twig-project.​org
Extension/Plug-in Yes Yes
Interpreter No Yes
Operating system
Programming language
Multilingual content Yes Yes
Unicode Yes Yes
Isolation Yes Yes
Template language
Target audience
Design pattern
Difficulty level
Version number 3.1.33 1.21.1
Preference 50% votes 50% votes
Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) Yes Yes
Documentation level ★★★☆☆ ★★★★★
RESTful Yes Yes
Code Generation Yes Yes
Dynamic typing Yes Yes
Comments Yes Yes
Scripting language support
Free to use Yes Yes
Active Yes Yes
Creation Date 2002 2011
Community Driven Good Good
HTML syntax Yes Yes
Reliability ★★★★☆ ★★★★★
File Assets Yes Yes
API Good Basic
Library file size 1.08 MB 1.13 MB
API comprehensibility ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
Implementation flexibility 46% votes 54% votes
Out-of-the-box functionality 25% votes 75% votes
Realtime Yes ?
Community feedback ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
Ease of use ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
Free for commercial use Yes Yes
Easy of Use Yes Yes
Open Source Yes Yes
Partial Classes Yes Yes
Perfomance ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
I like it Yes Yes
Easy to Learn Yes Yes
Ajax Yes No
Operating system server
Easy Setup Yes Yes
Supports custom tags Yes Yes
PhpStorm Yes Yes
Can function without AJAX Yes Yes
Maturity 11 ?
Prevention of missing data Yes ?
Memory minimum ? 16 MB
Horizontal scalable ? No
Machine Code Generation ? Yes
Programming paradigm ?
Separate Service Layer ? Yes
JVM ? Yes
IntelliSense ? Yes
Debug Mode ? Yes
Makes you angry ? No
Unit Testing ? Yes
User-friendly ? Yes
JIT Compiler ? No
Is reliable and secure ? Yes
Ease of writing plugins/extensions ? 10
Developed for Human ? Yes
? Yes
Mixins ? Yes
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    You can use also both with wee:
    Jelölő Jana08. Dec 2015 / 20:02

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