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DocPad vs High Voltage: What are the differences?

Developers describe DocPad as "Designers and developers can create websites faster than ever before". 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. On the other hand, High Voltage is detailed as "Easily include static pages in your Rails app". Write your static pages and put them in the RAILS_ROOT/app/views/pages directory.

DocPad and High Voltage can be categorized as "Static Site Generators" tools.

DocPad and High Voltage are both open source tools. It seems that DocPad with 2.99K GitHub stars and 250 forks on GitHub has more adoption than High Voltage with 2.93K GitHub stars and 157 GitHub forks.

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 High Voltage?

Write your static pages and put them in the RAILS_ROOT/app/views/pages directory.

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                What are some alternatives to DocPad and High Voltage?
                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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