Assemble vs. Punch vs. Metalsmith



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Description

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 Punch?

Punch allows you to use boilerplates to quickly setup a site, write minimal templates with Mustache, and create flexible site structures with inheritable layouts and partials.

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.

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Pros

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

Why do developers choose Punch?
Why do you like Punch?

Why do developers choose Metalsmith?
Why do you like Metalsmith?

Cons

What are the cons of using Assemble?
No Cons submitted yet for Assemble
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What are the cons of using Punch?
No Cons submitted yet for Punch
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What are the cons of using Metalsmith?
No Cons submitted yet for Metalsmith
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Companies

What companies use Assemble?
1 companies on StackShare use Assemble
What companies use Punch?
1 companies on StackShare use Punch
What companies use Metalsmith?
8 companies on StackShare use Metalsmith

Integrations

No integrations listed yet
What tools integrate with Punch?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Punch
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Assemble, Punch, and Metalsmith?

  • 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

See all alternatives to Assemble



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