Gridsome vs Metalsmith vs VuePress

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Pros of Gridsome
Pros of Metalsmith
Pros of VuePress
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    Starter kit as a base for new project
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    Reusable components (Vue)
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    Open source
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    Allows to use markdown files as articles
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    Generated websites are super fast
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    Blogging website
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    Easy to install, easy to hack, easy to deploy
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    Really works hard to be simple
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    Chain plugins like a file processing pipe
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    CI: push to github, auto-deploy to netlifly (free)
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    Build any kind of website
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    Use any templating engine
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    It's Vue
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    Created by the vue.js developers
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    Built in text search feature

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Cons of Gridsome
Cons of Metalsmith
Cons of VuePress
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    Still young
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    Open source
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    What is Gridsome?

    Build websites using latest web tech tools that developers love - Vue.js, GraphQL and Webpack. Get hot-reloading and all the power of Node.js. Gridsome makes building websites fun again.

    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 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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    What are some alternatives to Gridsome, Metalsmith, and VuePress?
    Nuxt.js presets all the configuration needed to make your development of a Vue.js application enjoyable. You can use Nuxt.js for SSR, SPA, Static Generated, PWA and more.
    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.
    Gatsby lets you build blazing fast sites with your data, whatever the source. Liberate your sites from legacy CMSs and fly into the future.
    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.
    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.
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