Massimo sites are built using the command line. Run
massimo help or
massimo help [command] for more detailed usage information. All commands can be abbreviated, for example
new can be called with
The first step after installation is to generate a new project. This can be done with the
massimo new my-site-name
This will create a folder with the basic structure of a massimo project.
After you've generated a massimo project and created some pages, you can build your site by runninging the
build command. This will build the site into the public directory by default.
cd my-site-name massimo build
Running that command over and over again would been a pain the arse, so massimo can just watch for changes automatically build your site when needed:
Like the other static website generators, massimo comes with a server. Unlike the others, it's a Rack application. When a request is made, the server will check for file changes and rebuild the site if necessary. To launch the server from the command line, use the
massimo server # defaults to port 3000 massimo server 5000 # uses port 5000