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High Voltage vs MkDocs: 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, MkDocs is detailed as "*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.

High Voltage and MkDocs can be categorized as "Static Site Generators" tools.

High Voltage is an open source tool with 2.93K GitHub stars and 157 GitHub forks. Here's a link to High Voltage's open source repository on GitHub.

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What is High Voltage?

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

What is MkDocs?

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.
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                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.
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                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.
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