A converter of HAML like templates into Django templates.
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HamlPy

HamlPy (pronounced "haml pie") is a tool for Django developers who want to use a Haml like syntax for their templates. HamlPy is not a template engine in itself but simply a compiler which will convert HamlPy files into templates that Django can understand.

But wait, what is Haml? Haml is an incredible template engine written in Ruby used a lot in the Rails community. You can read more about it here

Syntax

Almost all of the XHTML syntax of Haml is preserved.

#profile
	.left.column
		#date 2010/02/18
		#address Toronto, ON
	.right.column
		#bio Jesse Miller

turns into..

<div id='profile'>
	<div class='left column'>
		<div id='date'>2010/02/18</div>
		<div id='address'>Toronto, ON</div>
	</div>
	<div class='right column'>
		<div id='bio'>Jesse Miller</div>
	</div>
</div>

The main difference is instead of interpreting Ruby, or even Python we instead can create Django Tags and Variables

%ul#atheletes
	- for athelete in athelete_list
		%li.athelete= athelete.name

turns into..

<ul id='atheletes'>
	{% for athelete in athelete_list %}
		<li class='athelete'>{{ athelete.name }}</li>
	{% endfor %}
</ul>

Reference

Check out the reference.md for a complete reference and more examples.

Status

HamlPy currently:

  • has no configuration file. which it should for a few reasons, like turning off what is autoescaped for example
  • does not support some of the filters yet