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Assemble vs Hexo: What are the differences?

What is Assemble? The static site generator for Node.js, Grunt.js and Yeoman. Most popular site generator for Grunt.js and Yeoman. Assemble is used to build hundreds of web projects, ranging in size from a single page to 14,000 pages (that we're aware of!).

What is Hexo? A fast, simple & powerful blog framework, powered by Node.js. Hexo is a fast, simple and powerful blog framework. It parses your posts with Markdown or other render engine and generates static files with the beautiful theme. All of these just take seconds.

Assemble and Hexo belong to "Static Site Generators" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by Assemble are:

  • Allows you to carve your HTML up into reusable fragments: partials, includes, sections, snippets... Whatever you prefer to call them, Assemble does that.
  • Optionally use layouts to wrap your pages with commonly used elements and content.
  • "Pages" can either be defined as HTML/templates, JSON or YAML, or directly inside the Gruntfile.

On the other hand, Hexo provides the following key features:

  • Blazing Fast - Node.js brings you incredible generating speed. Hundreds of files take only seconds to build.
  • Markdown Support - All features of GitHub Flavored Markdown are supported. You can even use most Octopress plugins in Hexo.
  • One-Command Deployment - You only need one command to deploy your site to GitHub Pages, Heroku or other sites.

Assemble and Hexo are both open source tools. Hexo with 27.1K GitHub stars and 3.6K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Assemble with 3.7K GitHub stars and 256 GitHub forks.

What is Assemble?

Most popular site generator for Grunt.js and Yeoman. Assemble is used to build hundreds of web projects, ranging in size from a single page to 14,000 pages (that we're aware of!).

What is Hexo?

Hexo is a fast, simple and powerful blog framework. It parses your posts with Markdown or other render engine and generates static files with the beautiful theme. All of these just take seconds.
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          What are some alternatives to Assemble and Hexo?
          Jekyll
          Think of Jekyll as a file-based CMS, without all the complexity. Jekyll takes your content, renders Markdown and Liquid templates, and spits out a complete, static website ready to be served by Apache, Nginx or another web server. Jekyll is the engine behind GitHub Pages, which you can use to host sites right from your GitHub repositories.
          Gatsby
          Gatsby lets you build blazing fast sites with your data, whatever the source. Liberate your sites from legacy CMSs and fly into the future.
          Hugo
          Hugo is a static site generator written in Go. It is optimized for speed, easy use and configurability. Hugo takes a directory with content and templates and renders them into a full html website. Hugo makes use of markdown files with front matter for meta data.
          VuePress
          A minimalistic static site generator with a Vue-powered theming system, and a default theme optimized for writing technical documentation. It was created to support the documentation needs of Vue's own sub projects.
          Middleman
          Middleman is a command-line tool for creating static websites using all the shortcuts and tools of the modern web development environment.
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          jr0cket uses HexoHexo

          Content for blog posts and pages is written in markdown format, using Emacs. Hexo generates the site using my own customised theme. The site is then deployed to Github pages

          Avatar of Doug Bromley
          Doug Bromley uses HexoHexo

          To build my site blog. I also created a tag plugin for Hexo that enables you to embed Deezer objects in your page.

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          Erudika uses HexoHexo

          We use Hexo to generate our static blog.

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          ByeongGi uses HexoHexo
          • 개인 git blog로 현재 잘 사용하고 있음
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          Yoshinori N uses HexoHexo
          • Generate static site
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