[thelist] PHP Templating recommendations

Mattias Thorslund mattias at inreach.com
Mon Jan 31 13:34:59 CST 2005

Maximillian Schwanekamp wrote:

> I've been using Smarty to good effect lately (it's not as difficult as 
> some here have implied).  However there are times when Smarty is a 
> like a sledgehammer for a thumbtack.  Can anyone recommend a 
> lightweight, *fast*, yet fairly versatile templating class for PHP?  
> (PHP 4.3.10).  I can certainly go forth and roll my own, but I'm sure 
> many others have been down this road before...  I'm looking for 
> recommendations based on personal experience.
> Thanks in advance.

I still like using PHP as the templating engine, as described by Brian 

I've been out of the loop on templates for a while (but I use Brian's 
template class), so if anyone knows what's the latest wisdom on the 
subject of PHP as the template engine, please let me know or provide 
some pointers.

/Mattias Thorslund

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