A jekyll-like static site generator written in python.
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Furthermore

Furthermore is a simple static site generator inspired by jekyll but written in python. It currently supports posts written in markdown and uses mako templates to generate the site. Pygments (via markdown) is used to add syntax highlighting to code segments. It also comes with a webserver so you can preview your site locally.

This project got started because of the advice from the Pragmatic Programmer to learn one new language a year. I started out this year wanting to learn Haskell and realized that I wanted to blog about learning Haskell but wasn't satisfied with my current blogging platform. Which remided me that I always wanted to write my own blog software. I'm supposed to be a hacker! Why not write my own? So I changed gears and started writing furthermore using Python-- a language I also wanted to learn. So in the end, I ended up learning more Python than Haskell. But now that I have something usable, maybe I can go back to the language I started the year wanting to learn!

Features

Furthermore is pretty simple right now. It is a bare bones static site generator with the following:

  • mako templates for python-based template generation
  • pygments syntax highlighting
  • markdown for text-to-html generation
  • a local http server for site previewing

Getting Started

Enjoy!

License

Copyright (c) 2009 Damon Snyder

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.