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Pakyow is an open-source framework for the modern web.
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Pakyow is an open-source framework for the modern web. Build web-based apps faster with a view-first development process that's friendly to everyone -- whether you're a designer or a developer. It's for getting along.

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View-First Development

Pakyow lets you start with a view and build the app on top. Here's how it works:

  • Generate your app and immediately create views using HTML or your favorite template language.
  • Start the app and see the views in your local browser without adding any back-end code.
  • Add back-end code without changing any of the previously created views.

This process gets you right to work, reducing friction to keep the project moving forward.

Getting Started

  1. Install Pakyow:

    gem install pakyow

  2. Create a new Pakyow app from the command line:

    pakyow new webapp

  3. Move to the new directory and start the application:

    cd webapp; pakyow server

  4. You'll find your app running at http://localhost:3000!

Next Steps

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Pakyow is released under the MIT License.

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