Aspen

A Python web framework that makes the most of the filesystem.
Simplates are the main attraction.

Quick Start

Given: POSIX and virtualenv

Step 1: Make a sandbox:

$ virtualenv foo
$ cd foo
$ . bin/activate

Step 2: Install aspen from PyPI:

(foo)$ pip install aspen
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Step 3: Create a website root:

(foo)$ mkdir www
(foo)$ cd www

Step 4: Create a web page:

(foo)$ echo Greetings, program! > index.html.spt

Step 5: Start a dev server:

(foo)$ python -m aspen
[...] Greetings, program! Welcome to port 8080.

Step 6: Check localhost for your new page!

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