Gatsby vs. DocPad vs. React-Static

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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 React-Static?

React-Static is a next-gen static site generator for React. Finally, you can build a website like you do any other React App. There's no special CMS, query language, or crazy lifecycle hooks. Just good old React producing an amazing SEO-ready, user experience driven, progressively enhanced website. The effort is minimal, but the benefits are not!

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Gatsby?
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    Companies

    What companies use Gatsby?
    18 companies on StackShare use Gatsby
    What companies use DocPad?
    0 companies on StackShare use DocPad
    What companies use React-Static?
    1 companies on StackShare use React-Static

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Gatsby?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with Gatsby
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    What tools integrate with React-Static?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with React-Static

    What are some alternatives to Gatsby, DocPad, and React-Static?

    • 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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