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Provides a basic project template for an Armstrong project

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Provides a basic project template for an Armstrong project


You can use this to initial a new Armstrong project. This can be done via the armstrong binary that ships with armstrong.cli like this:

$ armstrong init --template=standard

You must install this package in order to be able to use armstrong init. You can also use it via Django’s as of Django 1.4. Create a clone of the armstrong.templates.standard repository and run this command (adjusting the paths for your machine):

$ startproject --template=/path/to/armstrong.templates.standard/project_template

Installation & Configuration

You can install the latest release of armstrong.templates.standard using pip:

pip install armstrong.templates.standard

No configuration is required for this component.


  • Create something awesome – make the code better, add some functionality, whatever (this is the hardest part).
  • Fork it
  • Create a topic branch to house your changes
  • Get all of your commits in the new topic branch
  • Submit a pull request

State of Project

Armstrong is an open-source news platform that is freely available to any organization. It is the result of a collaboration between the Texas Tribune and Bay Citizen, and a grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

To follow development, be sure to join the Google Group.

armstrong.templates.standard is part of the Armstrong project. You’re probably looking for that.


Copyright 2011-2012 Bay Citizen and Texas Tribune

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the “License”); you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at

Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software distributed under the License is distributed on an “AS IS” BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing permissions and limitations under the License.

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