Created: 2012-03-21 19:23
Updated: 2014-04-02 02:45
License: mit


Watch and compile Haml, Sass, Scss, and Coffeescript.


Static Watcher requires coffeescript to be installed. See for instructions.

Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'static_watcher'

And then execute:

$ bundle

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install static_watcher

In a new project run:

$ static_watcher:install


$ bundle exec static_watcher:install

as appropriate. This will generate the folders which Static Watcher compiles from/into. The directory structure is:


which compile, respectively, into:



Simply execute

$ static_watcher


$ bundle exec static_watcher

and use ctrl-c to stop.


  1. Fork it
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Added some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create new Pull Request
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