I know of four
PHP static site generators.
- Jigsaw: Laravel Blade templates. Source Code
- Couscous: Twig templates. Source Code
- Sculpin: Twig templates. Source Code
- Spress: Twig templates. Source Code
The key advantage is obvious: dynamicity “technically” comes for free. Feedback/debugging loops “can” be made instantaneous, and scaling to a large output is probably not too difficult.
One downside is that corporate minded developers and consumers online will think
you’re a noob for choosing
The space of software hosting forges is sizeable. Most techy people know about GitHub and GitLab but many software forges exist (if considering the entire world). Here’s a few of note.
- NotABug: Based on Gogs.
- SourceHut: Suite of free software development tools built from the ground up.
- Codeberg: Based on Gitea.
- SourceForge: Mainstream software hosting.
- Radicle: Decentralized on the service layer (discussions/issues). Git itself is distributed and decentralized.
- Savannah: Suite of software development
Speaking of lists. Everyone likes a good list right? Spur ridicule and controversy by ranking things, it’s that easy.