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Embedded Crystal is a template language created in 2016.

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Download source code:
git clone https://github.com/crystal-lang/crystal/

Embedded Crystal (ECR) is a template language for embedding Crystal code into other text, that includes but is not limited to HTML. The template is read and transformed at compile time and then embedded into the binary.


Example from the web:
# greeting.ecr <%- if @name -%> Greeting, <%= @name %>! <%- else -%> Greeting! <%- end -%> Greeting.new(nil).to_s #=> Greeting!
Example from Linguist:
<% if @name %> Greeting, <%= @name %>! <% else %> Greeting! <% end %>

Language features

Feature Supported Token Example
Comments
# A comment
Line Comments #
# A comment
Semantic Indentation X

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