Simple I:R question


#1

is iron routers data: -> option basically a replacement for the usual Template helper? I noticed

Template.mainview.helpers hello: () -> text = 'hello' return text

and then adding {{hello}} didnt work with iron router, but then using

data: -> hello: 'hello' in the route did work. Is this data option used like a regular template helper?


#2

No, the data function should return the data context the template should be rendered with, and you can still use ordinary helpers (why it doesn’t work in your case I can’t say without seeing more code).


#3

Edit: fixed, guess it was a spacing issue as c+p the helpers back in fixed it.