Freemarker

FreeMarker is a Java based template engine, a generic tool to generate text output (anything from HTML to autogenerated source code) based on templates

Velocity

Apache Velocity is a Java-based template engine



Simpler powerful velocity

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"Freemarker works well and is very powerful;velocity has a simpler syntax is somewhat less powerful and is a lot more forgiving wrt"

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Email Template Library in Java

"Velocity is simpler than freemarker"

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How do I separate markup from application code when building a Java website?

Flexible experience velocity

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"Freemarker is also a lot more flexible in my experience;velocity isn t really under active development any more"

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Velocity vs. FreeMarker

"Freemarker is more powerful than velocity"

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How do I separate markup from application code when building a Java website?

Apache complex richer

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"Freemarker has a more complex but correspondingly richer markup language than apache velocity"

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Is there a HTML templating engine for Google App Engine (in Java)?

"You can use template engines for these kind of requirements there are multiple template engines are available like apache velocity apache freemarker thymeleaf pebble but i feel apache freemarker is better"

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Replace symbols in HTML mail

Others

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Velocity is worse than freemarker and stringtemplate has got its own issues

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Better template language needed

Freemarker is more advanced but a little complex as compared to apache velocity

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An HTML template engine for Java like Genshi or Zope's TAL

Freemarker has more i18n support built into the core engine;however velocity with the addition of the velocitytools project offers more i18n functionality i believe

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Internationalization support better in Velocity or FreeMarker?

I m trying to create a template in velocity since i have more knoledge than freemarker

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Creating a Velocity template for Dynamic Data List (Liferay 6.2)

Freemarker provides much better native whitespace handling recent velocity releases provide more interesting content controls #define #evaluate # literal block #

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Freemarker vs. Velocity

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