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... cookiecutter.


Very often there is overlap between projects and you don't want to handle the boilerplate manually. In these cases cookiecutter can be an amazing tool that automates a lot of repetition away.


Notes

The way cookiecutter works is depicted in the diagram below.

The command line looks at the cookiecutter.json file and all surrounding files and folders that might contain a {{ cookiecutter.VARIABLE }} in it.

Note that the folder name is {{cookiecutter.project}}.

The contents of the cookiecutter.json file;

{
  "project": "project"
}

The contents of the readme.md file;

# readme of {{cookiecutter.project}}

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