After Dark Alternatives

    After Dark is described as 'Developer Focused: develop and publish websites cross-platform using a single codebase with just one dependency and capabilities designed to make you more productive' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to After Dark for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, Windows, Linux, Mac and Ruby. The best alternative is Jekyll, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like After Dark are Hugo (Free, Open Source), Gatsby (Freemium, Open Source), Pelican (Free, Open Source) and Hexo (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 15, 2021

    1. Jekyll is a simple, blog aware, static site generator. It takes a template directory (representing the raw form of a website), runs it through and Liquid converters, and spits out a complete, static website suitable for serving with Apache or your favorite web server.
    2. Hugo is a general-purpose website framework for generating static web pages. Hugo flexibly works with many formats and is ideal for blogs, docs, portfolios and much more.
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      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • React
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Gatsby provides development teams an open source frontend framework for creating dynamic, optimized websites and a cloud platform for delivering them on a blazing fast edge network.
    3. Static site generator that supports reStructuredText, Markdown, and AsciiDoc formats. Features: - Articles (e.g., blog posts) and pages (e.g.
    4. Hexo is a fast, simple and powerful blog framework powered by Node.js which have extensive plugins selections for a Static Site Generator and a great communities.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • Vue.js
      Simplicity First Minimal setup with markdown-centered project structure helps you focus on writing. Vue-Powered Enjoy the dev experience of Vue + webpack, use Vue components in markdown, and develop custom themes with Vue.
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    5. Hakyll is a Haskell library for generating static sites, mostly aimed at small-to-medium sites and personal blogs. It is written in a very configurable way and uses an xmonad-like DSL for configuration.
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    6. verless (pronounced like serverless) is a Static Site Generator designed for Markdown-based content with focus on simplicity and performance. It reads your Markdown files, applies your HTML templates and renders them as a website.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      • Ruby
      • RubyGems
      In a nutshell, Bridgetown is a static site generator. You give it text written in an author-friendly markup language like Markdown, and it uses layouts and templates to build a website and save the compiled HTML, CSS, and Javascript to an output folder.
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    7. Creating great websites is much easier now. Minerva is a modern static site generator written in PHP and designed to make website creation as flexible as possible. Minerva is open source and can be downloaded for free.
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