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High Voltage vs Metalsmith: What are the differences?

Developers describe High Voltage as "Easily include static pages in your Rails app". Write your static pages and put them in the RAILS_ROOT/app/views/pages directory. On the other hand, Metalsmith is detailed as "An extremely simple, pluggable static site generator". 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.

High Voltage and Metalsmith can be primarily classified as "Static Site Generators" tools.

High Voltage and Metalsmith are both open source tools. Metalsmith with 7.27K GitHub stars and 640 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than High Voltage with 2.93K GitHub stars and 157 GitHub forks.

What is High Voltage?

Write your static pages and put them in the RAILS_ROOT/app/views/pages directory.

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.
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            What are some alternatives to High Voltage and Metalsmith?
            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.
            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.
            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.
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            Liked the approach the best of all SSR's out there, integrated it with Gulp for one single build pipeline

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            Static site generation from various sources.

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