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Astro

A static site builder that delivers lightning-fast performance
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What is Astro?

It is a new kind of static site builder that delivers lightning-fast performance with a modern developer experience. It combines decades of proven performance best practices with the DX improvements of the component-oriented era. Use your favorite JavaScript framework and automatically ship the bare-minimum amount of JavaScript—by default.
Astro is a tool in the Static Site Generators category of a tech stack.
Astro is an open source tool with 43.1K GitHub stars and 2.2K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Astro's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Astro?

Companies
19 companies reportedly use Astro in their tech stacks, including Appwrite, radrat, and Sollo.

Developers
159 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Astro.

Astro Integrations

JavaScript, Markdown, Netlify, Vercel, and Firebase Hosting are some of the popular tools that integrate with Astro. Here's a list of all 11 tools that integrate with Astro.
Decisions about Astro

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Astro in their tech stack.

Tyler Kneidl
Full Stack Engineer at Abstract · | 4 upvotes · 14.6K views
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Looking to move our product from Create React App to ssr. I’d been drawn to Remix for some time but with all the hype around Astro, I’m curious what someone more familiar can contribute… What would be your reason for choosing Remix vs Astro?

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Astro's Features

  • A new build engine
  • Components in Markdown (like MDX, but without the JSX)
  • Improved npm package support (also powered by Vite!)
  • Improved errors, stack traces, HMR, and overall dev experience
  • A grab-bag of other new features for you to explore

Astro Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Astro?
JavaScript
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Git
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
GitHub
GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
Python
Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.
jQuery
jQuery is a cross-platform JavaScript library designed to simplify the client-side scripting of HTML.
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Astro's Followers
183 developers follow Astro to keep up with related blogs and decisions.