Pelican vs. Assemble vs. Wintersmith

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What is Pelican?

Pelican is a static site generator that supports Markdown and reST syntax. Write your weblog entries directly with your editor of choice (vim!) in reStructuredText or Markdown.

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 Wintersmith?

Wintersmith is a simple yet flexible static site generator. It takes contents (markdown, less, scripts, etc), transforms them using plugins and outputs a static website (html, css, images, etc) that you can host anywhere.
Why do developers choose Pelican?
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Why do developers choose Assemble?
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Why do developers choose Wintersmith?
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What are the cons of using Pelican?
No Cons submitted yet for Pelican
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What are the cons of using Assemble?
No Cons submitted yet for Assemble
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What are the cons of using Wintersmith?
No Cons submitted yet for Wintersmith
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How much does Pelican cost?
How much does Assemble cost?
How much does Wintersmith cost?
What companies use Pelican?
3 companies on StackShare use Pelican
What companies use Assemble?
1 companies on StackShare use Assemble
What companies use Wintersmith?
0 companies on StackShare use Wintersmith
What tools integrate with Pelican?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Pelican
No integrations listed yet
What tools integrate with Wintersmith?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Wintersmith

What are some alternatives to Pelican, Assemble, and Wintersmith?

  • 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

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