distilled

Distilled is the support system for wikiedge.org which achieve the everyday changes on the Mainpage of Chinese Wikipedia and then remix related content into a magazine.

Distilled

Distilled is the support system for wikiedge.org which achieve the everyday changes on the Mainpage of Chinese Wikipedia and then remix related content into a magazine.

Distilled is composed by:

  • several maintenance scripts to dump wikipedia pages into a magazine
  • server to serve the magazine
  • online editor to edit the magazine
  • user administration

Please follow below steps:

  • install nodejs, please install version > 0.4.0
  • install npm
  • cd /path/to/put/distilled
  • run git clone git://github.com/mountain/distilled.git to clone repository
  • cd distilled
  • install all dependencies by npm bundle
  • copy several *.js.example files under config directory to *.js
  • generate magazine data, ./bin/magazine -c center -p dyk -b black
  • generate calander html, ./bin/index
  • start distilled server, ./bin/start
  • okay, open http://localhost:8080/ in your browser

The parameters of dump.js should be changed according to your choice of the cover style of the magazine. See belwo section for details.

Run the command "node scripts/dump.js --help", it will give you some hints.

-c, --cover [TEXT]   full|center|north|west
-p, --photo [TEXT]   feature|featurepic|good|itn|otd|dyk|XXXX.ext
-b, --bg [TEXT]      aqua|black|blue|fuchsia|gray|green|lime|maroon|....

The above three command options are the most important.

The "-c" option gives the cover style which is one of full, center, north, west.

The "-p" option gives the photo of the magazine, you can set it to the file name of a photo or one section name on the Wikipedia Mainpage.

  • feature 特色条目
  • featurepic 特色图片
  • good 优良条目
  • itn 新闻动态
  • otd 历史上的今天
  • dyk 你知道吗
  • XXXX.ext 文件名

The "-b" option gives the background color of the magazine.