Hugo vs. Assemble



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What is 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.

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!).

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Why do developers choose Hugo?
Why do you like Hugo?

Why do developers choose Assemble?
Why do you like Assemble?

What are the cons of using Hugo?
Downsides of Hugo?

What are the cons of using Assemble?
No Cons submitted yet for Assemble
Downsides of Assemble?

What companies use Hugo?
38 companies on StackShare use Hugo
What companies use Assemble?
1 companies on StackShare use Assemble
What tools integrate with Hugo?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Hugo
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Hugo and Assemble?

  • Jekyll - Jekyll is a blog-aware, static site generator in Ruby
  • Gatsby - Gatsby is a free, open source framework for building blazing fast websites and apps with React.
  • Hexo - A fast, simple & powerful blog framework, powered by Node.js
  • Middleman - A static site generator using all the shortcuts and tools in modern web development

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