PPWIZARD is a free and very powerful web development tool
(visit homepage) by Dennis Bareis (a Microsoft MVP).
A must have if hand coding, this HTML preprocessor supports #define, #include, #import and a lot of other useful commands.
It can include external files and could be considered to be a "super SSI" as it can do heaps more than server side includes.
It can import from SQL databases as well as from comma delimited and other formats (into a HTML table by default) and allows you to conditionally generate html (for example to create both a framed or unframed site).
You can program it to perform some quite complex tasks such as automatically determine dates or sizes of downloads (or create thumbnails). You can create macros that accept both manditory and optional named parameters as well as positional parameters.
PPWIZARD is multiplatform and supports all Windows operating systems (95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP), OS/2, Unix/Linux, MacOS X, BeOS, FreeBSD, DOS and probably more.
It is programmable and very configurable. Its substitution syntax is very similar to standard html.
- May 29, 2000
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