Twist is a minimalistic blogging application built on top of Dancer.
* filesystem-based storage * comments (via Disqus) * tags * RSS (articles, tags) * static pages * drafts * archive * Unicode support * lightweight * clean code * runs everywhere
Famous 5 seconds setup
$ git clone http://github.com/vti/twist.git $ cd twist $ plackup bin/app.pl Server available at http://*:5000.
config.yml and change it to fit your needs.
Articles by default go into
Article consists of file information and content with meta data.
20101017-article.pod or 20101017T14:02:00-article.pod
Where timestamp tells us when the article was created. Modified time is retrieved automatically from
mtime. Filename is the article's permalink url. Extention is article's format.
Title: My first article Tags: blog, internet Welcome! [cut] Read more This is my first article. It is in C<pod> format. And I can use all kind of B<tags>.
Every article should have metadata. Metadata ends with an empty line. If there is a
[cut] tag, article will be splitted into
preview is shown when a) article list is requested, b) rss.
Drafts are available under
/drafts url. Only you know the title, so it is safe to put there your drafts and refresh browser to see how it looks.
Just put a
pages/ directory. Pages are available under