SSGs through the ages: The ‘After Jekyll’ era

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    Wordpress is probably the most common blog software. I didn’t really like it, because it’s written in php, and because I recently became interested in static site generators.

  • Sass

    Sass makes CSS fun!

    Soon after, Chris Epstein, the creator of Compass and co-creator of Sass, forked Brandon’s repository and asked for some help with the design. Being a big fan of Chris’s, Brandon jumped on the opportunity straight away. He pulled out the content, made the theme more generic, and named his creation Octopress.

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  • pandoc

    Universal markup converter

    It has tight integration with pandocpandoc is the Swiss Army knife of file conversions. You could write your content in Jira Wiki and output it as a PDF or Asciidoc to HTML. It supports many different formats allowing you to write and output in the languages you need.

  • Middleman

    Hand-crafted frontend development

    Middleman

  • Jekyll

    :globe_with_meridians: Jekyll is a blog-aware static site generator in Ruby

    Jekyll

  • hakyll

    A static website compiler library in Haskell

    Hakyll

  • Puts Debuggerer

    Ruby library for improved puts debugging, automatically displaying bonus useful information such as source line number and source code.

    Tom Preston-Werner founded GitHub in 2008 with his cofounders Chris Wanstrath, P. J. Hyett, and Scott Chacon. 2008 was a busy year for Tom. Nine months after founding GitHub, in December 2008, he launched Jekyll — a simple, blog-aware, static site generator.

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  • Compass

    Compass is no longer actively maintained. Compass is a Stylesheet Authoring Environment that makes your website design simpler to implement and easier to maintain.

    Soon after, Chris Epstein, the creator of Compass and co-creator of Sass, forked Brandon’s repository and asked for some help with the design. Being a big fan of Chris’s, Brandon jumped on the opportunity straight away. He pulled out the content, made the theme more generic, and named his creation Octopress.

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