Gatsby
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Metalsmith
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Wintersmith
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What is 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.

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 Wintersmith?

Wintersmith is a simple yet flexible static site generator. It takes contents (markdown, less, scripts, etc), transforms them using plugins and outputs a static website (html, css, images, etc) that you can host anywhere.

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        What are some alternatives to Gatsby, Metalsmith, and Wintersmith?
        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.
        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.
        VuePress
        A minimalistic static site generator with a Vue-powered theming system, and a default theme optimized for writing technical documentation. It was created to support the documentation needs of Vue's own sub projects.
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          CommentBox.io uses GatsbyGatsby

          We use Gatsby.js to render our website server-side for SEO purposes, and blazing fast load times. It also hydrates into a react app, so having dynamic functionality is a breeze.

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          Secumail uses MetalsmithMetalsmith

          Liked the approach the best of all SSR's out there, integrated it with Gulp for one single build pipeline

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          Michael Manges uses GatsbyGatsby

          Static site generator used to build my website.

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          DroneDeploy uses MetalsmithMetalsmith

          Static site generation from various sources.

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