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tilt — process templates


tilt -l
tilt [-t pattern] [-y file] [-D name=value] [-d file] [--vars=ruby] file


Process template file and write output to stdout. With no file or when file is ´-´, read template from stdin and use the --type option to determine the template´s type.


-l, --list
List template engines + file patterns and exit
-t, --type=pattern
Use this template engine; required if no file
-y, --layout=file
Use file as a layout template
Define variable name as value
-d, --define-file=file
Load YAML or JSON from file and use for variables
Evaluate ruby to Hash and use for variables
-h, --help
Show this help message


Convert markdown to HTML:

$ tilt foo.markdown > foo.html

Process ERB template:

$ echo "Answer: <%= 2 + 2 %>" | tilt -t erb
Answer: 4

Define variables:

$ echo ´{"n":40}´ > data.json
$ echo "Answer: <%= 2 + n %>" | tilt -t erb -d data.json
Answer: 42

$ echo "Answer: <%= 2 + n %>" | tilt -t erb --vars="{:n=>40}"
Answer: 42
$ echo "Answer: <%= 2 + n.to_i %>" | tilt -t erb -Dn=40
Answer: 42

See Also

m4(1), mustache(1)


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