#markdown #documentation

app waltz_cli

Extract code blocks from Markdown and save them as files

5 releases

Uses old Rust 2015

0.1.4 Oct 3, 2018
0.1.3 Jan 29, 2018
0.1.2 Mar 29, 2017
0.1.1 Mar 20, 2017
0.1.0 Mar 20, 2017

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Extract code files from Markdown files.

Write guides in Markdown with code blocks that belong in several files, and let waltz extract the code for you so you can build/run/test it easily.

DANGER: Will eat your laundry

This is highly experimental. Has not been tested with real-world code.

Install binary

There are pre-compiled binaries for newer releases that you can find on the releases page.

Alternatively, install it like this:

curl -LSfs https://japaric.github.io/trust/install.sh | sh -s -- --git killercup/waltz

Install manually

Make sure you have Rust and Cargo installed.

$ cargo install --git https://github.com/killercup/waltz

Alternatively, clone this repository and run cargo install --path waltz_cli.


Markdown syntax

Write regular Markdown, but add an additional file flag to your code blocks, so they have lang,file=path after the triple back ticks. (This is the relative path of the file this code should end up in).


# Getting started

First of all, create a simple `Cargo.toml` file:

authors = ["Pascal Hertleif <killercup@gmail.com>"]
name = "foo"
version = "0.1.0"

As Rust library

Add waltz = "0.4" to your dependencies and use it!

API documentation


$ cargo install waltz_cli
$ waltz
Usage: waltz <input file> [<target directory>]
$ waltz docs/guides/getting-started.md


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Unless you explicitly state otherwise, any contribution intentionally submitted for inclusion in the work by you, as defined in the Apache-2.0 license, shall be dual licensed as above, without any additional terms or conditions.


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