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express + i18n-node + mustache (via consolidate.js) and avoid concurrency issues
// require modules
var express = require('express'),
i18n = require('../../i18n'),
url = require('url'),
cons = require('consolidate'),
app = module.exports = express();
// minimal config
locales: ['en', 'de'],
cookie: 'yourcookiename',
directory: __dirname + '/locales'
app.configure(function () {
// setup mustache to parse .html files
app.set('view engine', 'html');
app.set('views', __dirname + '/views');
app.engine('html', cons.mustache);
// you'll need cookies
// init i18n module for this loop
// register helper as a locals function wrapped as mustache expects
app.use(function (req, res, next) {
// mustache helper
res.locals.__ = function () {
return function (text, render) {
return i18n.__.apply(req, arguments);
// serving homepage
app.get('/', function (req, res) {
res.render('index', {
'name': 'Marcus',
'result': res.__n('Result: %d cat', 'Result: %d cats', 3)
// startup
<!DOCTYPE html>
{{#__}}Hello{{/__}} {{name}}<br>

I am getting an error "TypeError: Object #<ServerResponse> has no method '__n'" on 'result': res.__n('Result: %d cat', 'Result: %d cats', 3). How to correct this error?


Hey Justin,

sry for my late response. I need to setup notifications correctly. Could you checkout i18n from git and run $ mocha --reporter spec examples/express-mustache/test.jsfrom inside it's own directory? Can you tell me about your versions of mustache, express, i18n and node?


Hi @mashpie,

Sorry for responding to your comment so late. The above error is corrected by changing __n method to __ method. Please mention @myname in your comment, so that I get notification about your comment.

I am using hogan v0.0.1, express v3.0.5, i18n v0.4.0 and node v0.8.


Hey @justin-john,

didn't get notified either... anyway. Any errors in output of make examples and/or make test ?

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