Battle of the Static Site Generators

Quick Thoughts on Gatsby JS vs. Jekyll

Static sites have become something of a hobby of mine recently. I’ve become addicted to spinning up new Jekyll sites both at work and for fun for a myriad of purposes. Portfolios, blogs, documentation — really any site hosting static content or managed by a CMS are great candidates for a simple static site.

Enter Gatsby JS


Overall, I was impressed by the power of Gatsby and the flexibility of building with React components. GraphQL is also an interesting alternative to something like REST, and I’m glad I learned the basics on the scale of static sites.

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