Written in Ruby – Middleman is built upon Sinatra. In fact, the Middleman init.rb is evaluated within a Sinatra context so anything you could do in Sinatra can be done in Middleman. Very nice!!

Middleman watches your template files (Haml, Sass, Erb, Builder, Maruku & Markaby) for changes and provides a development environment for rapid site creation and prototyping. Some important features are layouts, ruby helpers and the integration of the Compass CSS library. Hawt!!

Hat tip: http://bit.ly/8bWzxO

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