Middleman vs. Metalsmith vs. Assemble

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Description

What is Middleman?

Middleman is a command-line tool for creating static websites using all the shortcuts and tools of the modern web development environment.

What is Metalsmith?

In Metalsmith, all of the logic is handled by plugins. You simply chain them together. Since everything is a plugin, the core library is actually just an abstraction for manipulating a directory of files.

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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Cons

What are the cons of using Middleman?
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What are the cons of using Assemble?
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Companies

What companies use Middleman?
29 companies on StackShare use Middleman
What companies use Metalsmith?
7 companies on StackShare use Metalsmith
What companies use Assemble?
0 companies on StackShare use Assemble

Integrations

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2 tools on StackShare integrate with Middleman
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What are some alternatives to Middleman, Metalsmith, and Assemble?

  • Jekyll - Jekyll is a blog-aware, static site generator in Ruby
  • Hugo - A Fast and Flexible Static Site Generator built with love by spf13 in GoLang
  • Gatsby - A Static Site Generator for React
  • Hexo - A fast, simple & powerful blog framework, powered by Node.js

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