PieCrust is a static website generator and lightweight CMS that's all managed with text files. No complex setup, databases, or administrative panels. Simple, beautiful, and yummy.
For more information, along with the complete documentation, visit the official website.
If you want to quickly give it a spin, from the root directory, run
serve website. It should start your default browser and show you the sample
website. You can then edit files and see what changes.
When you're happy, run
_piecrust/chef bake website to generate the final static
website, which you'll find in
There are 2 branches:
master(in `git): that's the development branch. Everything in there is the very latest stuff, which means it may be broken, it may have backwards incompatible changes, and probably has secret undocumented features.
git): that's the, well, stable branch. It has all the latest bug-fixes, but new features and breaking changes are only introduced after some time being tested in the main branch. Also, this branch has version tags whenever changes are committed.
These are the latest breaking changes in the main branch:
skip_patternssetting is now applied to the relative path of files instead of the filename. This means that patterns like
/^blah/will only skip files and directories starting with
blahsitting in the root directory. A file called
somedir/blah.htmlwould still be baked, unless you change the pattern to
templates_dirparameter given to
chefhas been deprecated. You can now more naturally specify additional templates directories in the configuration file with the