Metalsmith vs. Octopress vs. Assemble

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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 Octopress?

Octopress is an obsessively designed framework for Jekyll blogging. It’s easy to configure and easy to deploy.

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!).
Why do developers choose Metalsmith?
Why do you like Metalsmith?

Why do developers choose Octopress?
Why do you like Octopress?

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

What are the cons of using Metalsmith?
No Cons submitted yet for Metalsmith
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What are the cons of using Octopress?
No Cons submitted yet for Octopress
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What are the cons of using Assemble?
No Cons submitted yet for Assemble
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How much does Metalsmith cost?
How much does Octopress cost?
How much does Assemble cost?
What companies use Metalsmith?
8 companies on StackShare use Metalsmith
What companies use Octopress?
3 companies on StackShare use Octopress
What companies use Assemble?
1 companies on StackShare use Assemble
No integrations listed yet
What tools integrate with Octopress?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Octopress
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Metalsmith, Octopress, 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.
  • Hugo - A Fast and Flexible Static Site Generator built with love by spf13 in GoLang
  • Hexo - A fast, simple & powerful blog framework, powered by Node.js

See all alternatives to Metalsmith



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