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Explore the demo projects

The Lino Book includes a collection of demo projects. We recommend to discover a few of them now.

  • Initialize all demo projects in one operation by running inv prep in your copy of the book repository:

    $ go book
    $ inv prep
    
  • To run the lino_book.projects.polly project:

    $ go polly
    $ pm runserver
    

We recommend to try the following demo projects:

Explore the standard plugin library

We recommend to look at least into the following pages:

These were only five of the many plugins that are part of Lino. Theoretically, all plugins are listed here:

Exercise

Check the checkbox for each cell of the following table where the corresponding plugin is used by the corresponding project.

Plugin

noi1r

chatter

polly

roger

contacts

ledger

cal

comments

courses

Hint: modify and then run the following code snippet in order to see the answer

>>> from importlib import import_module
>>> import rstgen
>>> rows = []
>>> projects = ["noi1r", "chatter", "polly", "roger"]
>>> plugins = ("contacts", "ledger", "cal", "comments", "courses")
>>> for pname in plugins:
...     cells = [ pname ]
...     for prjname in projects:
...         settings_module = "lino_book.projects.{}.settings".format(prjname)
...         m = import_module(settings_module)
...         if not hasattr(m, "SITE"):
...             m = import_module(settings_module + ".demo")
...         # cells.append("yes" if m.SITE.is_installed(pname) else "no")
...         cells.append("?" if m.SITE.is_installed(pname) else "?")
...     rows.append(cells)
>>> header = ["Plugin"] + projects
>>> print(rstgen.table(header, rows))
========== ======= ========= ======= =======
 Plugin     noi1r   chatter   polly   roger
---------- ------- --------- ------- -------
 contacts   ?       ?         ?       ?
 ledger     ?       ?         ?       ?
 cal        ?       ?         ?       ?
 comments   ?       ?         ?       ?
 courses    ?       ?         ?       ?
========== ======= ========= ======= =======