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Kevin Dangoor et al.
Christoph Zwerschke
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TurboCheetah is a TurboGears support package which provides a _doc:template engine plug-in <TemplatePlugins> for the Cheetah templating engine, allowing you to use Cheetah templates with TurboGears, Buffet or other systems that support the python.templating.engines entry point.


For information on using TurboCheetah and Cheetah templates with TurboGears see the Cheetah templating page, the documentation on the expose decorator and more about advanced Cheetah templates.


TurboCheetah will be installed autmatically when you install TurboGears 1.0.x since Cheetah is also used for the quickstart templates

The forthcoming TurboGears 1.1 release will use the Genshi templating language per default and may replace Cheetah with Tempita for quickstart templates, so it will propbably not install TurboCheetah by default anymore.

If you therefore need to install TurboCheetah separately, use easy_install:

[sudo] easy_install TurboCheetah


The latest TurboCheetah release is compatible with both TurboGears 1.0.x and the forthcoming TurboGears 1.1 releases.


For information on the Cheetah templating engine, go here:

For information on writing a template engine plug-in, see: