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a command line interface to jinja;

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a command line interface to jinja;

this program renders a jinja template with given data; data may be read from a file, or defined as command line arguments; either template or data file may be stdin; output file may be stdout;

supported data formats: ini, json, xml, yaml;


pip install jinja-cli


usage: jinja [options] [template]

a command line interface to jinja;

positional arguments:
    [template]                 template file;

optional arguments:
    -h|--help                  display help message;
    -D|--define {key} {value}  define data;
    -d|--data {file}           data file;
    -f|--format {format}       data format;
    -o|--output {file}         output file;

usage example

template file example.j2:

sheep eat {{ }};

data file example.json:

    "sheep": {
        "eat": "grass"

any of these commands:

# jinja -d example.json example.j2
# jinja -d example.json < example.j2
# jinja -d - -f json example.j2 < example.json


sheep eat grass;


Copyright (C) 2018 Cyker Way

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

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