I have the following ejs tags:
browserify -t reactify app/dashboard/dashboard.jsx -o build/dashboard.js
No it can't do that. React uses a special syntax called JSX, which you can use to write your view markup. But JSX actually is just syntactic sugar which the transpiler (eg. reactify) transforms into
React.createElement() function calls.
Check this section from the docs: https://facebook.github.io/react/docs/jsx-in-depth.html#the-transform