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Twisted Adapters for Templating Engines

Project description

txTemplate provides adapters for a few popular template engines to make them easily callable and usable within Twisted Web.

txTemplate uses zope.interface to provide a consistent loader and template interface for every template engine.

Supported Template Engines

  • ClearSilver

  • Genshi

  • Jinja2

Getting Started

All you really need to do to use txTemplate in twisted is:
  • import it

  • create a loader pointed at your template directory

  • load a template with said loader

  • call template.render, attach callbacks to the rendered deferred (if desired) and return the deferred from and of your twisted.web.resource.Resource render_* methods.

Here’s a code sample of a Twisted Web resource that uses txTemplate to render a lovely Genshi template to say Hello World in HTML:

import os

from twisted.application import internet
from twisted.internet import reactor
from twisted.web import resource
from twisted.web import server

import txtemplate

TEMPLATE_DIR = os.path.join(os.path.dirname(os.path.abspath(__file__)),

class HelloWorld(resource.Resource):
    def __init__(self):
        self.loader = txtemplate.GenshiTemplateLoader(TEMPLATE_DIR)

    def getChild(self, name, request):
        return self

    def render_GET(self, request):
        template_name = "hello.xhtml"
        template = self.loader.load(template_name)
        context = {"greeting": "Hello",
                "greetee": "World"}

        def cb(content):

        d = template.render(**context)
        return server.NOT_DONE_YET

site = server.Site(HelloWorld())
reactor.listenTCP(8888, site)

This example is included in txtemplate/examples/ and the root.xhtml template is in txtemplate/examples/templates/root.xhtml.

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