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Haml (XHTML Abstraction Markup Language) is a markup language that is used to cleanly and simply describe the XHTML of any web document without the use of traditional inline coding. It’s designed to address many of the flaws in traditional templating engines, as well as making markup as elegant as it can be. Haml functions as a replacement for inline page templating systems such as PHP, RHTML, and ASP. However, Haml avoids the need for explicitly coding XHTML into the template, because it is itself a description of the XHTML, with some code to generate dynamic content.

Haml's equivalent for CSS is Sass, which comes with Haml.


• http://haml.hamptoncatlin.com/
• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haml
• http://groups.google.com/group/haml
• http://download.huihoo.com/haml/