When writing HTML, XML, SVG or templates based on this language, it is cumbersome to open and close tags. Even with a good editor that closes tags for you or a good plugin that write snippet codes, you end up with unreadable and long source files. Jade removes this hassle by providing a simple and elegant code that transpiles to tagged code.
Here's an example of Jade transpiled to HTML:
However, it is sometime handy to seen what your generated code will look like. I've published another Atom.io plugin that preview the generated results with ctrl+alt+j.
The package is available on Atom.io's repository: https://atom.io/packages/jade-compile
And its code source is available on Github: https://github.com/PEM--/jade-compile