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What is 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.

What is Middleman?

Middleman is a command-line tool for creating static websites using all the shortcuts and tools of the modern web development environment.

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.


Why do developers choose Hugo?
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Why do developers choose Gatsby?
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    What are the cons of using Hugo?
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    What are the cons of using Middleman?
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    What are the cons of using Gatsby?
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    What companies use Hugo?
    27 companies on StackShare use Hugo
    What companies use Middleman?
    29 companies on StackShare use Middleman
    What companies use Gatsby?
    18 companies on StackShare use Gatsby


    What tools integrate with Hugo?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with Hugo
    What tools integrate with Middleman?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Middleman
    What tools integrate with Gatsby?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with Gatsby

    What are some alternatives to Hugo, Middleman, and Gatsby?

    • Jekyll - Jekyll is a blog-aware, static site generator in Ruby
    • Hexo - A fast, simple & powerful blog framework, powered by Node.js
    • Metalsmith - An extremely simple, pluggable static site generator
    • Pelican - A static site generator, written in Python, that requires no database or server-side logic

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