Decoupage is the art of decorating an object by gluing colored paper cutouts onto it in combination with special paint effects ...
what is it?
decoupage is a static file server that allows for index pages configurable with genshi templates and .ini files. I mainly wrote it because i was tired of using apache for serving my website and generating index.html files by hand.
how do i use it?
Set up a paste .ini file that specifies the directory to serve (decoupage.directory) and, optionally, a configuration file .ini file (decoupage.configuraton) which specifies the labels for the files based on directory. An example of a paste .ini file is in decoupage.ini. Note the [app:decoupage] section:
[app:decoupage] paste.app_factory = decoupage.factory:factory decoupage.directory = %(here)s/example decoupage.configuration = %(here)s/example.ini
The labels for files are in example.ini, specified by sections as directories:
[/] foo.txt = a file about cats [/cats] lilly.txt = lilly hobbes.txt = a file about Hobbes
You can specify the entire layout from here. Alternately, you can have an index.ini in a directory which, if present, overrides the default configuration. Such a file is in the fleem subdirectory of example:
/template = index.html fleem.txt = some fleem for ya
Try it out! Install decoupage and run paster serve decoupage.ini and point your browser to the URL it gives you.
how do i do more with decoupage?
Since filenames can’t start with a / (just try it!), the functionality of decoupage may be extended with / commands in a section. This is done by adding a setuptools entry_point to [decoupage.formatters]. See the decoupage setup.py and decoupage.formatters for examples.
Release history Release notifications
Download the file for your platform. If you're not sure which to choose, learn more about installing packages.
|Filename, size & hash SHA256 hash help||File type||Python version||Upload date|
|decoupage-0.1.4-py2.5.egg (11.6 kB) Copy SHA256 hash SHA256||Egg||2.5|
|decoupage-0.1.4.tar.gz (6.4 kB) Copy SHA256 hash SHA256||Source||None|