Gatsby vs. DocPad vs. CMS.js



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Description

What is Gatsby?

Transform plain text into dynamic blogs and websites using the latest web technologies. A React.js static site generator. Supports Markdown, HTML, and React.js pages out of the box. Easy to add support for additional files types. Leverages React's component model and React Router's "nested component hierarchy" to make templating incredibly powerful and intuitive.

What is DocPad?

Empower your website frontends with layouts, meta-data, pre-processors (markdown, jade, coffeescript, etc.), partials, skeletons, file watching, querying, and an amazing plugin system. DocPad will streamline your web development process allowing you to craft full-featured websites quicker than ever before.

What is CMS.js?

CMS.js is fully client-side, Javascript site generator in the spirit of Jekyll that uses plain ol' HTML, CSS and Javascript to generate your website. CMS.js is like a file-based CMS. It takes your content, renders Markdown and delivers a complete website in Single-Page App fashion...without the aid of server-side scripting (no Node.js, PHP, Ruby, etc.).

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Pros

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Cons

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What are the cons of using DocPad?
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Companies

What companies use Gatsby?
36 companies on StackShare use Gatsby
What companies use DocPad?
0 companies on StackShare use DocPad
What companies use CMS.js?
0 companies on StackShare use CMS.js

Integrations

What tools integrate with Gatsby?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Gatsby
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What tools integrate with CMS.js?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with CMS.js

What are some alternatives to Gatsby, DocPad, and CMS.js?

  • 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
  • Hexo - A fast, simple & powerful blog framework, powered by Node.js
  • Middleman - A static site generator using all the shortcuts and tools in modern web development

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