Pluto gem update - another planet generator/feed reader now w/ template packs, live sites, and more


I’ve updated the pluto gem. What’s pluto?

The pluto gem lets you build planet sites, that is, web pages that
auto-build and auto-updated from published web feeds. See the Planet
vienna.rb [1] or Planet Ruby [2] as an example.

What’s new?

Pluto now support template packs, that you, can install gem-like.

$ pluto install top

List all install template packs:

$ pluto ls or
$ pluto list

Use the top template pack and generate Planet Ruby:

$ pluto build ruby.yml --template top or
$ pluto b ruby -t top

The feed parsing (RSS, Atom) and normalization moved into its own gem,
that is, feedutils [3].

And last but not least you can run your planet sites as simple web
(see the Sinatra starter template as an example) and add a
admin backend using yet another Sinatra (Rack) web app (see the

More info @

Cheers. Happy planet!


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