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Adds Coffescript support to Flask applications

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Flask-Espresso
==============

Adds Coffeescript [0] support to Flask [1] applications.

Flask-Espresso will compile on the fly your coffee-scripts in the template
directory of your application. To avoid performance issues, a cache mechanism
retrieves the scripts already compiled.


Install it
----------

$ pip install Flask-Espresso

Note : Flask-Espresso requires you to have a javascript runtime installed on
your system.

How-to use it
-------------

A simple example to show you how to use it. Create a new Flask application and
put a coffeescript file ``script.coffee`` in its template directory.

from flask import Flask
from flask.ext.espresso import Espresso, espresso

app = Flask(__name__)
esp = Espresso(app)

@app.route("/")
def hello():
return espresso('script.coffee')

if __name__ == "__main__":
app.run(debug=True)

Links
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[0] http://www.coffeescript.org
[1] http://flask.pocoo.org/

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