[BangPypers] Dynamic Markdown & Textile Blog/content app
kracekumar at hasgeek.com
Wed Dec 12 19:58:51 CET 2012
On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 12:22 AM, kracekumar ramaraju <
kracethekingmaker at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 12:16 AM, Arun Ravindran <arunvr at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I was checking out Pelican and seriously started converting my Jekyll
> > site but disliked many aspects of it:
> > 1. Too much magic - The site structure is completely changed by Pelican
> > the generated output. For example if you have pictures stored inside the
> > blog subdirectory, it has to be moved out to a common place. Another
> > place must be defined for blog posts.
> This is based on convention. under theme directory place static/*.js,
> *.css, *.jpg, *.png, and templates/*.html .
> It is some much similar to Flask.
> Sorry so much similar to Flask themes :-)
> > 2. Template system was a tad too complex.
> > Pelican doesn't have own templating system, it uses Jinja2.
> > Overall, pelican has some good ideas and is being actively developed. But
> > it is not really suitable for a power user.
> > Regards,
> > Arun
> > On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 9:24 AM, Gopalakrishnan Subramani <
> > gopalakrishnan.subramani at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > I am curious about a blog application (currently rolling out 0.0.1, I
> > will
> > > put on github soon), like pelican but little differences.
> > >
> > > 1. Pages are dynamic
> > > 2. Flask, Jinja2 as development platform
> > > 3. Yaml, Json and Pelican style headers for the meta information (that
> > > covers category, tags etc, search keywords, title, author etc)
> > > 4. Markdown, Textile for content.
> > > 5. Import a python file into blog post with path (without coping the
> > > content into post), render via pygments and raw view
> > > 6. Whoosh search (that is text too)
> > > 7. Ability to link internal posts easily [markdown already does this
> > > neatly, need to check textile]
> > > 8. Syncing with Mercurial and Git
> > > 9. Create/edit post dynamically through web app using web based
> > > WYSWYG editors, later sync with git, hg
> > > 10. Basic minimal templates
> > > 11. Plug-ins in Jinja2, Python
> > > 12. Support multiple authors, from different gits, hg repositories or
> > > site posts
> > >
> > > This is not static html generator, the app will be serving content
> > > dynamically, whatever WSGI based server.
> > >
> > > Anybody using pelican or other text based blogs share some insights
> > > This is a fun project, contributors welcome.
> > >
> > > Thank you.
> > >
> > > Gopalakrishnan
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