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tmplt is a command-line interface tool that allows you to quickly and easily set up project templates for various programming languages and frameworks

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A User Friendly CLI Tool For Creating New Projects With Templates



tmplt is a command-line tool that lets users quickly create new projects based on templates. With tmplt, users can create a new project that is set up with all the necessary files and dependencies, so they can get started on their project right away.

With tmplt, users can create templates that define the structure and dependencies of a new project. These templates can be customized to fit specific project needs and shared with others. tmplt comes with a simple yet flexible syntax for defining templates that can include variables, files, and dependencies.

Templates are defined in a yaml file that lists all the files to be generated, the dependencies to be installed, and the variables to be replaced.


Templates are files that contain information about the project, its dependencies, files to generate, and variables. Users can use these templates to set up projects easily.

A template file is written in YAML format and contains the following information:

  • Name: The name of the template.

  • Description: A short description of the template.

  • Dependencies: A list of dependencies required by the project. Each dependency contains a name and an install command.

  • Files: A list of files to generate for the project. Each file contains a name and the content to be written to the file.

  • Variables: A list of variables that can be used in the template. Each variable contains a name, description, and default value.

Users can create their own templates or download them from the internet. To create a new project from a template, simply run the tmplt new command and provide the name of the template. The tool will generate all the necessary files and install the required dependencies. See usage.md for more information on how to use the tool

Here's an example template for a Pygame project:

# Pygame Project Template

# Template information
name: Pygame Project
description: A template for creating a Pygame project

# Dependency information
  - name: Pygame
    install_command: pip install pygame

# Files to generate
  - name: main.py
    content: |
      import pygame

      # Set up pygame

      # Set up the display
      screen_width = {screen_width}
      screen_height = {screen_height}
      screen = pygame.display.set_mode((screen_width, screen_height))

      # Game loop
      running = True
      while running:
          # Event handling
          for event in pygame.event.get():
              if event.type == pygame.QUIT:
                  running = False

          # Game logic

          # Draw to screen
          screen.fill((255, 255, 255))

      # Clean up pygame

# Variables
  - name: app_name
    description: The name of the pygame app
    default: my_pygame_app

  - name: screen_width
    description: The screen width of the pygame app
    default: 800

  - name: screen_height
    description: The screen height of the pygame app
    default: 600


You can install tmplt through a few methods


You can head over to the releases page and download the official tmplt binaries from there for your target operating system. Windows MSI installers are also available

Cargo Repository

You can install tmplt through the Cargo repository using the following command:

$ cargo install tmplt


Go here to see how

More methods of installation will be added in the future!


Go here to see how to use the tool


Contributions to tmplt are always welcome! Please see the Contributing Guidelines for more information.


This project is licensed under the MIT License and the Apache License


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