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Cookiecutter templates discovery and management.

Project Description


Cookiecutter templates discovery and management..


$ pip install cookiejar
$ cookiejar create <templatename> [options]

Will use cookiecutter to extract the template in the current directory.


All options can be specified on the command-line. Users can override everything by creating a config file at ~/.cookiejar/cookiejarrc.

Managing templates

You can list, search and download templates from a ‘templates index’.

The following commands are available:

$ cookiejar list [--index=<index>]
$ cookiejar search <text> [--index=<index>]
$ cookiejar add <package_name> [<url>] [--index=<index>]
$ cookiejar installed
$ cookiejar remove <package_name>

Creating new packages from a template

To create a new package:

$ cookiejar create <template_name> [options]

Available Commands


Lists all templates available on the index.



Optional. Specifies an alternative index to use.


Downloads the specified template to your ~/.cookiecutters/templates/ directory.



Required. The template you want to download.


Optional. If specified, downloads the template from there instead of using the index.


Optional. Specifies an alternative index to use.


Lists templates that have already been downloaded.


Deletes the specified template from your ~/.cookiecutters/templates/ directory.



Required. The template you want to remove.


Creates a new package using the specified template.



Required. The template you to use.


Optional. Any options specified will be added to cookiecutter’s context when creating the package. Options are specified as --key=value.


This software should be considered Alpha.


This project is released under the MIT License.

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