Pelican vs. DocPad



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What is Pelican?

Pelican is a static site generator that supports Markdown and reST syntax. Write your weblog entries directly with your editor of choice (vim!) in reStructuredText or Markdown.

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.

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Why do developers choose Pelican?
Why do you like Pelican?

Why do developers choose DocPad?
Why do you like DocPad?

What are the cons of using Pelican?
No Cons submitted yet for Pelican
Downsides of Pelican?

What are the cons of using DocPad?
No Cons submitted yet for DocPad
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How much does Pelican cost?
How much does DocPad cost?
What companies use Pelican?
3 companies on StackShare use Pelican
What companies use DocPad?
0 companies on StackShare use DocPad
What tools integrate with Pelican?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Pelican
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Pelican and DocPad?

  • Jekyll - Jekyll is a blog-aware, static site generator in Ruby
  • Gatsby - Gatsby is a free, open source framework for building blazing fast websites and apps with React.
  • 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

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