Bridgetown began as a fork of Jekyll with the intention of introducing contemporary web development methods and technologies, such as the usage of Webpack, PostCSS, and npm.
Despite being extremely new, Bridgetown has quite an active Discord community. Bridgetown gives people the freedom to do exceptional things once again. It is built on renowned open-source technologies like Ruby, Puma, Roda, and Jekyll.
Gatsby is a frontend development framework called React-based static site generator (SSG) that leverages GraphQL and Webpack.
A static site that adheres to the most recent web standards is extremely performant, and is built using Gatsby can be a Progressive Web App. Since many developers are either familiar with or have at least utilized a portion of the technology stack Gatsby is based on, they may jump in without much of a learning curve.
|Based on JS framework
|Built-in module bundler
|Static pages (SSG)
|Dynamic pages (SSR)
|Serverless Functions (API)
|Focus on plugin system
|Third-party Script Optimization
|An option to disable runtime JS
No runtime JS required by default
|Critical CSS Extraction
|10+ Headless CMS examples
|Regular security audits by external researchers
|Content Security Policy (CSP)
|Starters or examples with common use cases
The ease, security advantages, and speedy content delivery make static site generators the next big thing.
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