XStatic—Smart Static Site Generator¶ ↑
A smart, static site generator that automatically manages dependencies to achieve blazing build times with minimal cognitive load. Only new and changed files, and files upstream of a changed dependency are processed. Renders markdown or embedded-Ruby (Erb-like) content as HTML.
Supports templates (embedded & layout), which may be included within content sources or other templates. Document metadata may me added using a plain-text preamble of key-value pairs. Generates a complete website that can be served by the built-in WEBrick server.
Here’s an example command sequence to get a project up and running.
$ mkdir myproject $ cd myproject $ xstatic init # set up initial project files $ find . -type f ./content/index.md # markdown content & metadata ./content/default.css # asset to be hard linked under ./site ./templates/layouts/default.erb # layout template used to render index $ xstatic site # build website under ./site updated ./site/index # markdown & metadata converted to HTML $ find ./site ./site # complete static site ready to be served ./site/index # generated HTML file ./site/default.css # hard linked asset $ xstatic start # start WEBrick server on port 2000 $ xstatic stop # stop WEBrick server
The above sequence can be simplified to a single command:
$ xstatic init site start # and you're ready to go!
- Ruby Gem
First public release.
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