Hexo vs MkDocs: What are the differences?
Hexo: A fast, simple & powerful blog framework, powered by Node.js. 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; MkDocs: *A static site generator *. It builds completely static HTML sites that you can host on GitHub pages, Amazon S3, or anywhere else you choose. There's a stack of good looking themes available. The built-in dev-server allows you to preview your documentation as you're writing it. It will even auto-reload and refresh your browser whenever you save your changes.
Hexo and MkDocs belong to "Static Site Generators" category of the tech stack.
Hexo is an open source tool with 27.5K GitHub stars and 3.65K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Hexo's open source repository on GitHub.
According to the StackShare community, Hexo has a broader approval, being mentioned in 10 company stacks & 140 developers stacks; compared to MkDocs, which is listed in 5 company stacks and 8 developer stacks.
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Content for blog posts and pages is written in markdown format, using Emacs. Hexo generates the site using my own customised theme. The site is then deployed to Github pages
To build my site blog. I also created a tag plugin for Hexo that enables you to embed Deezer objects in your page.