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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 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 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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    Companies

    What companies use Gatsby?
    18 companies on StackShare use Gatsby
    What companies use Metalsmith?
    7 companies on StackShare use Metalsmith
    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, Metalsmith, 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
    • Middleman - A static site generator using all the shortcuts and tools in modern web development
    • Hexo - A fast, simple & powerful blog framework, powered by Node.js

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