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Micropress

Micropress – Python blog generator for hackers.

  • open source
  • jinja templates
  • configurable directories and configs
  • smart file tree organization
  • markdown markup
  • auto detect changes and generation
  • auto upload
  • auto filling post time
  • live preview at http://127.0.0.1:8080

Install

sudo pip install micropress
micropress init — install default (/.microrc) and default templates (/Documents/Micropress/) directory.

Config

vim ~/.microrc

[system]
author = fluder
host = fluder.co
name = Geek Blog
timezone_offset = 120
post_per_page = 10
exclude_category = How-to

[storage]
build = ~/.build/micropress
public = ~/Documents/Micropress/public
templates = ~/Documents/Micropress/templates
pages = ~/Documents/Micropress/sources/pages
posts = ~/Documents/Micropress/sources/posts

[sync]
to = remote.host.name:/path/to/www # rsync path
key = ~/.ssh/id_rsa # ssh key for autosync feature

[locale]
month = January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
days = Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Usage

micropress add post-name then just write post, save and exit, working like a charm.

Linux

micropress preview — start webserver preview
micropress watch — start file changes watcher

Manual mode

micropress generate — save public and generated content into build directory.
micropress sync — upload content on production server.

Uninstall

pip uninstall micropress
rm ~/.microrc
rm -r ~/Documents/Micropress
launchctl unload -w co.fluder.micropress.watcher.plist
launchctl unload -w co.fluder.micropress.preview.plist
rm -r ~/Library/LaunchAgents/co.fluder.micropress.watcher.plist
rm -r ~/Library/LaunchAgents/co.fluder.micropress.preview.plist

Templates

Template engine is Jinja2, full support features.

Headers

---
title: ""
categories: View name/Link name
time: -        # automatic change on save if autosync enabled
autosync: true # automatic upload after edit
---

Sync options

S3

[sync]
type = s3
bucket = BUCKET_NAME
access_key_id = ACCESS_KEY_ID
secret_access_key = SECRET_ACCESS_KEY

RSync

[sync]
to = remote.host.name:/path/to/www # rsync path
key = ~/.ssh/id_rsa # ssh key for autosync feature

git

[sync]
type = git
key = ~/.ssh/id_rsa # ssh key path, used for github commits