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PieCrust is a static website generator and flat-file CMS. No complex setup, databases, or administrative panels its all text files. Simple, beautiful, and yummy.

PieCrust makes creating and maintaining a website as easy as pie:

  • Simple filling: it’s all just text files!
  • Store in the cellar: your whole website fits nicely in a revision control system.
  • Bake and serve: generate a completely static website that will run with minimum resources for maximum scalability.
  • Taste while you cook: preview your website instantly during authoring.

PieCrust uses all the ingredients you already like:

  • Markdown and Textile for formatting.
  • Jinja for writing layouts and re-usable bits of markup.
  • Less, Sass and Compass for your CSS needs.