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Assemble vs Punch: What are the differences?

What is Assemble? The static site generator for Node.js, Grunt.js and Yeoman. 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? A simple, intuitive web publishing framework that will delight both designers and developers. 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.

Assemble and Punch can be categorized as "Static Site Generators" tools.

Assemble and Punch are both open source tools. It seems that Assemble with 3.7K GitHub stars and 256 forks on GitHub has more adoption than Punch with 1.2K GitHub stars and 104 GitHub forks.

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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.

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            Jekyll
            Think of Jekyll as a file-based CMS, without all the complexity. Jekyll takes your content, renders Markdown and Liquid templates, and spits out a complete, static website ready to be served by Apache, Nginx or another web server. Jekyll is the engine behind GitHub Pages, which you can use to host sites right from your GitHub repositories.
            Gatsby
            Gatsby lets you build blazing fast sites with your data, whatever the source. Liberate your sites from legacy CMSs and fly into the future.
            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.
            Hexo
            Hexo is a fast, simple and powerful blog framework. It parses your posts with Markdown or other render engine and generates static files with the beautiful theme. All of these just take seconds.
            Middleman
            Middleman is a command-line tool for creating static websites using all the shortcuts and tools of the modern web development environment.
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